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The Cranky Ballerina

Gravel, Elise (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Differences, gender roles, identity, individuality, onomatopoeias, physical activity, stereotypes, wordplay
 
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Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems

Raczka, Bob (Author)
Macmillan 2016. 44 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Everyday life, non-traditional text layout, poetry, poetry (collections), shape poems, wordplay
 
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The Library Dragon

Deedy, Carmen Agra (Author)
White, Michael P. (Illustrator)
Peachtree Publishers 1994. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Books, dragons, humour, librarians, libraries, perspectives, reading, rules, school life, wordplay
 
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Bonesville

Fromental, Jean-Luc (Author)
Jolivet, Joëlle (Illustrator)
Abrams 2016. 44 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Colours, human body, idioms, mystery, Sherlock Holmes, skeletons, wordplay
 
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Jackalope

Stevens, Janet (Author/Illustrator)
Crummel, Susan Stevens (Author)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014. 56 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Courage, fractured stories, honesty, magic, rabbits, self-acceptance, wishes, wordplay
 
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What Ship Is Not a Ship?

Ziefert, Harriet (Author)
Masse, Josée (Illustrator)
Blue Apple Books 2014. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Differences, English language, games, homonyms, questions, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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You’re Pulling My Leg! 400 Human-Body Sayings From Head to Toe

Street, Pat (Author)
Brace, Eric (Author/Illustrator)
Holiday House 2016. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: English language, exaggeration, figurative language, human body, humour, idioms, literal illustrations, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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The Knights Before Christmas

Holub, Joan (Author)
Magoon, Scott (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Christmas, humour, knights, parody, speech bubbles, stories in rhyme, wordplay
 
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Traction Man Is Here!

Grey, Mini (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Comic strips, creativity, gifts, humour, superheroes, toys, wordplay
 
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Seen Art?

Scieszka, Jon (Author)
Smith, Lane (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2005. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Art, art appreciation, artists, Museum of Modern Art (New York), museums, New York City, preferences, wordplay
 
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Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse

Singer, Marilyn (Author)
Masse, Josée (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Fairy tales, multiple voices, perspectives, poetry, reverse order, wordplay
 
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Did You Say Pears?

Alda, Arlene (Author/Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Homonyms, homophones, illustrations (photographs), wordplay
 
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Wild Child

Plourde, Lynn (Author)
Couch, Greg (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2003. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Autumn, bedtime, illustrations (acrylic), mothers and daughters, nature, poetic language, wordplay
 
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Old MacDonald Had Her Farm

Lawson, JonArno (Author)
Holdcroft, Tina (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Farm animals, farms, onomatopoeias, poetry, rhymes, tongue twisters, wordplay
 
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The Boy Who Loved Words

Schotter, Roni (Author)
Potter, Giselle (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2006. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Collecting, figurative language, individuality, journeys, loneliness, poetry, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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Melvis and Elvis

Lee, Dennis (Author)
Tankard, Jeremy (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2015. 36 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Humour, literacy, poetry (collections), rhymes, wordplay
 
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Noisy Poems for a Busy Day

Heidbreder, Robert (Author)
Smith, Lori Joy (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2012. 40 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Everyday life, poetry (collections), rhymes, routines, wordplay
 
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Fall Leaves

Holland, Loretta (Author)
MacKay, Elly (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Autumn, nature, poetic language, seasons, weather, wordplay
 
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Ann and Nan Are Anagrams: A Mixed-Up Word Dilemma

Shulman, Mark (Author)
McCauley, Adam (Illustrator)
Chronicle Books 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Anagrams, English language, humour, wordplay, words
 
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Monkey Business

Edwards, Wallace (Author/Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2008. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Exaggeration, figurative language, humour, idioms, interesting illustrations, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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An Abundance of Katherines

Green, John (Author)
Penguin Random House 2008. 236 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Anagrams, breakups, conflicts in relationships, friendship, geek culture, love, mathematics, relationships, road trips, self-esteem, wordplay
 
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Enormous Smallness: A Story of e.e. cummings

Burgess, Matthew (Author)
Di Giacomo, Kris (Illustrator)
Enchanted Lion Books 2015. 60 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: E.E. Cummings, free verse, narrative non-fiction, occupations, poetry, wordplay, words, writers
 
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Baloney (Henry P.)

Scieszka, Jon (Author)
Smith, Lane (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2005. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Aliens, outer space, punctuality, school life, tall tales, wordplay, words
 
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Word Nerd

Nielsen, Susin (Author)
Tundra Books 2010. 256 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Acceptance, bullying, coming of age, friendship, humour, identity, loneliness, mothers and sons, relationships, single-parent families, wordplay
 
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A House Is a House for Me

Hoberman, Mary Ann (Author)
Fraser, Betty (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2007. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Animals, habitats, homes, recurrent patterns, stories in rhyme, wordplay
 
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Poem-Mobiles: Crazy Car Poems

Florian, Douglas (Author)
Lewis, J. Patrick (Author)
Holmes, Jeremy (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2014. 38 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Cars, creativity, humour, imagination, poetry (collections), transportation, wordplay
 
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Dot.

Zuckerberg, Randi (Author)
Berger, Joe (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Friendship, imagination, outdoor activities, social media, technology, wordplay
 
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Take Away the A: An Alphabeast of a Book!

Escoffier, Michaël (Author)
Di Giacomo, Kris (Illustrator)
Enchanted Lion Books 2014. 56 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Absurd, alphabet, alternative alphabet, humour, stories in rhyme, wordplay, words
 
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The Ice Cream Store

Lee, Dennis (Author)
McPhail, David (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2012. 64 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Childhood, humour, poetry (collections), rhymes, wordplay
 
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Gabby, Drama Queen

Grant, Joyce (Author)
Dolby, Jan (Illustrator)
Fitzhenry & Whiteside 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Alphabet, creativity, drama, theatre, wordplay, words
 
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Where Do You Look?

Jocelyn, Marthe (Author)
Jocelyn, Nell (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2013.
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Everyday life, homonyms, illustrations (collage), questions, wordplay
 
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I Scream, Ice Cream!: A Book of Wordles

Rosenthal, Amy Krouse (Author)
Bloch, Serge (Illustrator)
Chronicle Books 2013. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Homophones, humour, riddles, sounds, wordplay, words
 
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Phileas’s Fortune: A Story About Self-Expression

de Lestrade, Agnès (Author)
Docampo, Valeria (Illustrator)
Magination Press 2010. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Communication, imaginary world, love, self-expression, wordplay
 
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Sipping Spiders Through a Straw: Campfire Songs for Monsters

DiPucchio, Kelly (Author)
Grimly, Gris (Illustrator)
Scholastic 2008. 32 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Humour, monsters, parody, poetry, rhymes, songs, wordplay
 
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The Cat’s Pajamas

Edwards, Wallace (Author/Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Exaggeration, figurative language, humour, idioms, interesting illustrations, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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No Two Snowflakes

Fitch, Sheree (Author)
Wilson, Janet (Illustrator)
Orca 2002. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Figurative language, letters, onomatopoeias, snow, stories in verse, winter, wordplay
 
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Mammalabilia: Poems and Paintings

Florian, Douglas (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004. 48 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Alternate spellings, animals, mammals, poetry, wordplay
 
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Lickety-Split

Heidbreder, Robert (Author)
Petričić, Dušan (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Adventure, illustrations (cartoon), imagination, onomatopoeias, wordplay
 
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