Fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers : a collection of family poems (Book, 1991) [WorldCat.org]
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Fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers : a collection of family poems

Fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers : a collection of family poems

Author: Mary Ann Hoberman; Marylin Hafner
Publisher: Boston : Joy Street Books, [1991] ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
Humorous and serious poems celebrate every kind of family member, including aunts and uncles, step-brothers and sisters, cousins, and even cats!

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Genre/Form: Children's poetry, American
Echo verse
Juvenile works
Juvenile poetry
Poésie pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ann Hoberman; Marylin Hafner
ISBN: 0316367362 9780316367363 0316362514 9780316362511
OCLC Number: 22275900
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: What is a family? --
My baby brother --
Four generations --
Big sister --
Pick up your room --
Grandmas and grandpas --
Relatives --
New jacket --
Sick days --
Cousins are cozy --
My uncle --
Sometimes --
An only child --
Miss McGillicuddy --
"Eat it --
it's good for you!" --
Agatha, Agatha --
When Annie was adopted --
Half-whole-step --
My father --
Little sister store --
Big brothers --
Dinnertime --
Shy --
When I grow up --
Vacation --
Our family comes from 'round the world.
Responsibility: poems by Mary Ann Hoberman ; illustrations by Marilyn Hafner.


This collection includes poems about cousins and cats, uncles and adopted babies, step-siblings, missing dads and even a special ode to the only child.  Read more...


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Full of insight and lots of fun * KIRKUS *

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