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Review, The Wall Street Journal, June 11, 2011
"There is as much wit here as there is potential pedagogy: The rock that is used to show "O is for ouch!" looks as though it is shouting and wincing at the same time; the slab of "toast" used to illustrate the letter T so nearly resembles whole-grain bread that you can imagine yourself biting into it."
Review, School Library Journal, May 1, 2011
"Sure to spark imaginative rock-finding hunts and found-object art projects, this quirky title will earn its place in any picture-book collection."
Review, Booklist, May 1, 2011
"With clean page design, restrained use of color, and minimal text, this intriguing book showcases the rocks themselves and may inspire children to discover their own found art."
Review, Kirkus Reviews, April 15, 2011:
"Begs to be pored over again and again."
Review, Publisher's Weekly, March 14, 2011:
"It's an unusual labor of love that may have kids checking the ground for familiar shapes."
This is a fun book and I'm sure my students will love it too.
My guess is that you will never look at rocks the same way after reading Leslie McGuirk's new book, "If Rocks Could Sing: A Discovered Alphabet".
The author of this book has collected rocks in the shape of the alphabet and objects for each letter for over ten years.
When I first went to Vero Beach I found these rocks. My mind made up various alphabets or designs of what they were. It's a great book for those who live in the Fl area.Published 3 months ago by gh
I am an elementary school teacher, and I use this book, If Rocks Could Sing, When we study about rocks. Read morePublished 13 months ago by hhurd
We got this book from the library for my son (he's 2.5yrs) and when we returned it he was so sad that I just had to buy it! Read morePublished 15 months ago by jwardzala
I bought this for a nephew who collects unusually rocks that he finds at the beach. I thought it would show him how valuable a hobby it can be. Great book!Published 16 months ago by Barbara L. Lumsden