Bibliographic Information: Prelutsky, J., & Stevenson, J. (2000). It’s Raining Pigs & Noodles. New York: Greenwillow Books.

Brief Annotation: This book is filled of silly poems written by Jack Prelutsky, with illustrations by James Stevenson.

Genre: Humorous poetry

Grade Level: K-6

Readers who will like this: Anyone can enjoy a Prelutsky poem. It is cute and silly.

Rating/Response (1-4): 4; This poetry book can be read with the class during free time and just give student a minute to relax. Or it can be used as prompts to get students to write.

Text-Dependent Question: In the poem, “It’s Raining Pigs and Noodles”, does the narrator like that it’s raining pigs and noodles?