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8 edition of Possum come a-knockin" found in the catalog.

Possum come a-knockin"

by Nancy Van Laan

  • 382 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family life -- Fiction,
  • Opossums -- Fiction,
  • Stories in rhyme

  • About the Edition

    A cumulative tale in verse about a mysterious stranger that interrupts a family"s daily routine.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Nancy Van Laan ; illustrated by George Booth.
    ContributionsBooth, George, 1926- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.V34 Po 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[24] p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2036558M
    ISBN 100394822064, 0394922069
    LC Control Number88012751

      PreS-Gr Possum tracks on the end papers lead directly to a pink-eyed, long-tailed possum in top hat and vest, energetically knocking on the door to a house. The indoor activities of the family members are viewed through a window and described in a rhyming, rhythmic, erratically cumulative text. ``Possum come a-knockin' at the door, at the : Random House Childrens Books.   Van Laan, Nancy. Illustrated by George Booth. Possum Come a Knockin’. New York: Trumpet Club, Conversation around the lunch table this week, made me remember this book. I have a friend, who lives near the edge of a small town. Like many of us, who live on the fringe of town, she had a.

    When someone knocks at the door, Ma stops cooking and Granny stops rocking, and Sis stops tossing Baby. But no one believes the young narrator, who peeks and says It's a possum come a-knockin' Parents' Choice Award; Notable Children's Trade Book in the Language Arts. Full-color : Turtleback Books. Book Wizard; Possum Come A-Knockin' By George Booth, Nancy Van Laan. Grades. PreK-K, H. Genre. Fiction. A cumulative tale in verse about a mysterious stranger that interrupts a family's daily routine. A cumulative tale in verse about a mysterious stranger that interrupts a family's daily routine. SAVE TO LIST.

    A 3rd grade recorder lesson featuring the book “Possum Come a-Knockin’” Taught by: Ariana Ruiz Northside Elementary School. Get this from a library! Possum come a-knockin'. [Nancy Van Laan; George Booth] -- A cumulative tale in verse about a mysterious stranger that interrupts a family's daily routine.


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Possum come a-knockin" by Nancy Van Laan Download PDF EPUB FB2

She taught English and creative writing for a number of years before publishing her first book, The Big Fat Worm, in She is the author of over two dozen children's books, including the beloved picture books Rainbow Crow, Little Baby Bobby, and the Parents’ Choice Award winner Possum Come a-Knockin’, among by: 2.

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Possum Come a Knockin Nancy Van Laan, Author, George Booth, Author, George Booth, Illustrator Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers $14 (24p) ISBN More By and About This Author. I bought this book to go with my 2-year-old grandson's Valentine possum because there are so few possum books in the market (I noticed it reading Amazon reviews for the stuffed animal I purchased).

My baby is possum-crazy and demands to read our other book (poss-Une book) on a /5. Editions for Possum Come a-Knockin': (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (published in ), Cited by: 2. Possum Come a Knockin Lesson Reading/Writing, level: Elementary Posted Sat Apr 5 PDT by Meghan Webb (Meghan Webb).

Possum Come a Knockin Read Aloud Pre-Reading 1. What is a possum. (Inside front cover of the book) 2. What is possum short for. (Show Pictures) 3. Possum Joke (Inside Front Cover of the Book) 4.

This book has a lot of. A reading of the book Possum Come a-Knockin' by Nancy Van Laan, illustrated by George Booth. You can buy the book here: Possum Come A-Knockin' Nancy Van Laan, Author, George Booth, Illustrator Dragonfly Books $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Booth's signature daffy.

About Possum Come A-Knockin’ Illus. in full color. "While Granny is a-rockin’ and a-knittin’ and Ma’s a-cookin’ and Pa’s a-fixin’, that old possum in his top hat and vest just keeps on knocking.

The narrator, a redheaded boy, tries to tell family members about the possum, and when the family checks, the possum hides. Possum Come a Knockin' - Duration: Michele Bennett 5, views. Rabbit & Possum By Dana Wulfekotte | Children's Book Read Aloud - Duration: Lights Down Reading views.

Possum Come A-Knockin' is a delightful rollickin', frollickin' book that will be loved by children and adults alike.

The repetitive nature of the rhymes induces little ones to "read"along with the story. The tricky possum is a charmer, and the book is guaranteed to be a life-long favorite. Read full review/5(8). A possum came a-knockin' on the front door while everyone in the house was busy.

Only the child heard the knock, but he or she could not get anyone's attention. Finally the dog and the cat sense the possum at the door and everyone stops to listen. Pa went to check the door but the possum hid behind the tree!/5(6). Well, a "Possum come a-knockin' at the door, at the door.

Possum come a-knockin' at the door." This possum. By simply knockin' manages to send the whole house into is a great book to read out loud because the words have a natural rhythm and the story sounds much better read out loud because of by: 2.

Lesson Plan: Possum Come a-Knockin' Grade: 4, 5, 6 The National Standards for Music Education 2. Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.

Reading and notating music. Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts. Classroom Set-up: Students in seating arrangement. Possum Come A Knockin by Nancy Van Laan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

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She taught English and creative writing for a number of years before publishing her first book, The Big Fat Worm, in She is the author of over two dozen children's books, including the beloved picture books Rainbow Crow, Little Baby Bobby, and the Parents’ Choice Award winner Possum Come a-Knockin’, among others.

Twenty years ago, Nancy Van Laan wrote one of my favorite read-a-loud children’s books, “Possum Come-A-Knockin”, Â published by Random House Children’s Division. Â I remember being stunned to read the author lived in Pennsylvania, because the book was flooded with southernisms and drenched with the rhythmic beat of a New Orleans Blues club.

."Granny was a-sittin' and a-rockin' and a knittin' when a possum come a-knockin' at the door." Granny, Pappy, Ma, Pa, Brother, Sis, Coon-dawg and Tom-cat were all busy doing something when they were interrupted by a knock on the door.Possum Come a-Knockin’ (Book Activity!) Lesson Plan: Possum Come a-Knockin' Grade: 4, 5, 6 The National Standards for Music Education 2.

Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.