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Yuck, you suck! : poems about animals that sip, slurp, suck / Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Eugenia Nobati.

Yolen, Jane, (author.). Stemple, Heidi E. Y., (author.). Nobati, Eugenia, (illustrator.).


"This appealingly icky poetry collection presents animals that suck-quite literally! From the mosquito to the elephant to the lamprey, discover how and why these animals sip, slurp, and suck."-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781728415666
  • ISBN: 1728415667
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Yuck. You suck -- The goods on the mosquito -- Doggy's flea dilemma -- Stingray: the ocean's vacuum -- Butterfly's puddle party (a concrete poem) -- Remoras don't (actually) suck -- Jellyfish locomotion -- Pigeon's evolutionary beak -- Lampreys: before and after the big suck -- Ode to the erebid moth -- Honeybee (a haiku) -- Vampire bat's bad reputation -- Elephant's trunk -- Bloodsucking leech both ways -- Yuck. You suck redux.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-11 Millbrook Press.
Grades 2-3 Millbrook Press.
650L Lexile
Subject: Animals > Miscellanea > Juvenile poetry.
Animals > Food > Juvenile poetry.
Animal behavior > Juvenile poetry.
Genre: Trivia and miscellanea.
Picture books.

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