From School Library Journal
Kindergarten-Grade 3—"Yo Mama Goose" is hosting a poetry slam in the barn. The animals gather around a pallet stage and glowing lantern as they await their turns to perform. Charley Horse takes the stage with a free-verse poem lamenting his hay-based diet. "Bovina" follows with a poem entitled "The Truth About Cows." Hog, Duck, and Sheep recite their selections, and even Lamb chimes in with a parody of Dr. Seuss's "Sam I Am." Turkey declines his turn in protest of Yo Mama's insulting sign that admonishes, "Be There or Be-Headed." Animal-themed jokes abound. Full-page watercolor and line illustrations create an entertaining night on the farm. A good read-aloud for inspiring young poets of all species.—Laura Butler, Mount Laurel Library, NJ
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*"High-spirited, lighthearted barnyard banter." (Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"A good read-aloud for inspiring young poets of all species." (School Library Journal