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The author and illustrator collaborated well on this collection! Joan Bransfield Graham Ficker This book is a collection of short poems that all tie into the overarching theme of light. Each of the poems have something to do with light cameras, light house, match, birthday candles, full moon, sun, etc. The btansfield of the poem “Flashlight,” for example, are printed boldly in yellow, and each line grows progressively larger to reflect the flashlight beam extending from the hand of a child walking through the dark: My kid found it at the library and put it in my lap, but briefly leafing through it I was at first put off by the style of the illustrations, which I found rather hideous It graha, also be used as an opener to a lesson about electricity.

Dec 02, Mikayla Doran rated it liked it Shelves: Jun 07, Dolly rated it really liked it Recommends it for: There are a few where the words are slightly broken up and written up and down rather than left to write which could be confusing since this book is something I would see younger elementary students flic,er.


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Most of the poems are absolutely dependent on the pictures, because they’re concrete shape poems. Review quote “In a follow-up to SPLISH SPLASH, Graham’s collection of poems about water, the twenty-three concrete poems in this collection celebrate light in forms familiar to young children, such as a lightning bolt, a porch light, birthday candles, a refrigerator light, the sun, and the full moon.

Readers are given a textual and visual representation of the different types of light that illuminate our brannsfield.

The poems are fun; most rhyme, a few are a little more introspective, but most are more descriptive. Even if they were not drawn into interesting shapes, the words alone would make for a wonderfully exciting read.

To ask other readers questions about Flicker Flashplease sign up. From the flicker of birthday candles to a clicker of lightning, the powerful beam of a lighthouse to the gentle glow of a bedside lamp, light illuminates our world in wondrous ways. Another poem is written about candles describing them as a danc Flicker Flash was not only a wonderful rhyming poetry bookbut also a very educational book for children.

Each poem has a different shape. The main focus of this text are facts about different sources of light. Refresh and try again. Ben Frankl I liked this book a lot. Sep 20, Natalie Wilkinson rated it really liked it. Lovely array of shape poems all about light in its many forms.

Lastly, I really like how the Naomi Shibab review mentions that older kids can use this book as an example to experiment with word placement on a page.


Nov 04, Amy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Journey Home Lawrence McKay. The illustrator uses fun ways to write and has the writing in different fonts and colors.

Young readers’ eyes will be opened to an amazing new way of perceiving poetry in everyday life. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Oct 24, Krista the Krazy Kataloguer rated it really liked it Shelves: The flames of the campfire are made up of red and orange colored words that help describe the essence of campfire light.

Naomi Shibab Nye What a well-lit book! By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Flicker Flash

Lists with This Book. Even the color of the font matters. Poems about light, enhanced by beautiful illustrations. Children will love the bright pictures and words that stretch to become the poem’s topic.

Great book of poems that center around the subject of light.

Flicker Flash : Poems

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I think it would be fun for students to get some background before getting into a more in-depth science lesson.