Annotations for Gone Fishing : A Novel in Verse


Baker & Taylor
A story told through poems and comic illustrations follows the adventures of 9-year-old Catfish Sam, who loves fishing with his father and who resents the intrusion of his pesky little sister until he figures out how to restore sibling harmony. A first book. 15,000 first printing.

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Baker & Taylor
In this novel told through poems, nine-year-old Sam loves fishing with his dad, so when his pesky little sister horns in on their fishing trip, he is none too pleased.

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Baker & Taylor
In this novel told through poems, nine-year-old Sam loves fishing with his dad, so when his pesky little sister horns in on their fishing trip, he is none too pleased. Includes primer on rhyme, poetry techniques, rhythm, stanzas, and poetic forms.

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Houghton

Join nine-year-old Catfish Sam as he captures a day of adventure in his net--and in verse -- in this unique middle grade novel told through poems and comic illustrations.



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Houghton
Nine-year-old Sam loves fishing with his dad. So when his pesky little sister, Lucy, horns in on their fishing trip, he's none too pleased: "Where's my stringer? / Something's wrong! / The princess doll does not belong!" All ends well in this winsome book of poems--each labeled with its proper poetic form, from quatrain to tercet. Together the poems build a dawn-to-dusk story of a father-son bond, of sibling harmony lost and found--and most of all, of delicious anticipation. Charming line drawings animate the poetry with humor and drama, and the extensive Poet's Tackle Box at the end makes this the perfect primer to hook aspiring poets of all ages.

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