Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Rah, Rah, Radishes Booktalk and Shelf Talker

Rah, Rah, Radishes!: A Vegetable Chant by April Pulley Sayre. New York: Beach Lane Books/S&S, 2011.

Shelf talker (written teaser): What vegetable rhymes with “oh boy”?

BOOKTALK

Keep the front cover of the book hidden. Show the back cover of the book. Ask the audience: “What do you think this book is about?” (Listen/discuss audience suggestions.)

“Hmm…good ideas! Let’s taste a few words and see if you’re right.”

“Repeat after me. Rah, rah, radishes!” (Audience: Rah, rah, radishes.)

“Red and white.” (Audience: Red and white!)

“Carrots are calling.” (Audience: Carrots are calling.)

“Take a bite!” (Audience: Take a bite!)

“This book is about . . .” (Turn over and show cover) “Vegetables! It’s also about exploring a farmer’s market and tasting rhythm and rhyme.”

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