Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Nothing Rhymes with Orange by Adam Rex

Poor orange. In a rhyming picture book about fruit, he feels left out. But even when Friedrich Nietzsche gets a rhyming couplet, orange starts to feel even more excluded.

This is an absolutely hilarious picture book that will appeal to both younger and older readers. Younger readers certainly won't get the Nietzsche reference, but they will get that it's meant to juxtapose the unfairness that orange doesn't get to rhyme with anything while a long, unusual name like Friedrich Nietzsche gets a mention?

This page took the book from funny to me laughing so hard I was crying

Nothing Rhymes with Orange by Adam Rex
Published: August 1, 2017
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Pages: 48
Format/Genre: Picture Book
Audience: Primary/Middle Grade/YA/Adults
Disclosure: Library Copy

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