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A Whiff of Pine, a Hint of Skunk: A Forest of Poems

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Book Description
In a watery mirror
the rugged raccoon
admires his face
by the light of the moon:
the mysterious mask,
the whiskers beneath,
the sliver of cricket
still stuck in his teeth.

Take a lighthearted romp through four seasons in the forest with these whimsical poems. Marvel at the overachieving beaver, applaud the race-winning snail and its perfect trail of slime... More

Book Information
PublisherMargaret K. McElderry
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
Publication Date03/10/2009
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About Deborah Ruddell (Author) : I'm a poet and author of children's books (www.deborahruddell.com). My titles include ... TODAY AT THE BLUEBIRD CAFE (2007) A WHIFF OF PINE, A HINT OF SKUNK (2009)
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About Joan Rankin (Illustrator) : Joan Rankin is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Joan Rankin include Off to First Grade, First Day, Today at the Bluebird Cafe: A Branchful of... more
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