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City Noise

City Noise (22k) There are brightly colored shapes in the illustrations of this book. - Vicki, Kathy & Marjie
  • Shapes
  • Poetry
  • City & town life
  • Sound

City Noise
by Karla Kuskin
Published by Harper Collins
ISBN 0-06-021076-1

Summary:
In this poem, an old tin can becomes an urban conch shell when, held against a child's ear, it reveals the sounds of a bustling city.


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What happens when you place a real conch shell up to your ear? Try making a soup can and string telephone. Close your eyes and listen to the sounds in a new place.

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