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A Book of Reverso Poems

Book - 2013
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A collection of short poems called reversos which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780803737693
Branch Call Number: J 811.54 SIN
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Masse, Josée


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LiztheLibrarian Feb 15, 2018

This series of poetry books is amazing and clever.

VaughanPLKelly May 12, 2017

Marilyn Singer's "reverso" poems (which consist of two poems with the same lines in reverse order), are fun expressions of fairy tales. The accompanying illustrations by Josee Masse feature bold colours that will appeal to children. Try writing your own reverso!

Apr 08, 2015

It is amazing how a story can be completely changed using the same sequences of words with different punctuation and capitalization.

ChristchurchLib Aug 27, 2013

"A sequel to Mirror Mirror features more witty double takes on well-loved fairy tales from Thumbelina to The Little Mermaid, in a volume that is comprised of clever poems that mean one thing if read from top to bottom and have a different meaning when read in reverse." August 2013 Kids' Books newsletter


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