Camille Saint-Saens's [cf4]The Carnival of the Animals[cf3]

By Prelutsky, Jack

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ISBN
978-0-37586-458-2
Publisher
Knopf


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on December 1, 2010

Gr 1–7—Prelutsky has created a group of poems that match the animals that Saint-Saëns portrayed in his famous classical work, composed in 1886. Read alone or in tandem with the accompanying CD, the sounds of the animals come through in the poetic form with Prelutsky's use of repetition, alliteration, and carefully placed line breaks. Listen to "Roosters and Hens" and the "peck peck peck" and "cluck cluck cluck" bring these skittery creatures to mind. The CD allow...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

New verses by Jack Prelutsky. Music by Camille Saint-Saëns. Prelutsky's verses, befitting the fourteen short movements of Saint-Saëns's orchestral work, are highly...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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