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The Nonsense Show

Staff Review: The Nonsense Show

"The Nonsense Show" by Eric Carle

Cover: 'The Nonsense Show'


It’s a fun, upside-down world in this new picture book that's full of nonsense by Eric Carle. A boy is pulled from a hat by a rabbit magician, a bird is living in an aquarium and a fish in a cage, a human baby is in a kangaroo's pouch, mice are catching cats, a man is living in a dog house and more. It’s all of course in good fun. With classic, colorful, uncluttered illustrations and rhyming text, Carle creates a wonderfully silly environment for preschool kids to explore, respond to, and perhaps learn a few new words.

Audience: Children | Genre: Fiction, Read-Alouds, Picture Book