Bubble Trouble is a delicious rhyming tale by NZ author Margaret Mahy, When Mable blew a bubble, no one knew what kind of trouble,awaited baby who was. Book Reviews:’Bubble Trouble’ by Margaret Mahy, Illustrated by Polly Dunbar; ‘ My Life in Pink and Green’ by Lisa Greenwald; ‘Three Children. “Little Mabel blew a bubble, and it caused a lot of trouble Such a lot of bubble trouble in a bibble-bobble way.” But once the rhythm and tongue twisters get.
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Lots of fun to read aloud! Jan 11, Carolynne rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Jan 20, Treasa rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 31, Lisa Vegan rated it really liked it Recommended to Lisa by: For Preschool through Ninth Grade.
Time4Writing is a homeschool parent’s best friend! Having my mind elsewhere at the same time did not help matters. This is a great story for those who love words; as a child, it would have just made me giggle with adoring all those fun words, string together so charmingly, creating a zany and delicious read-aloud. Actually it makes it very hard to read – some of the words are verging on medical jargon. The cartoonlike drawings reflect the action, always including the unruffled baby–until disaster strikes.
It is Margaret Mahy gone too far with her over the top adjectives – would make it impossible to read aloud to a group. Children in Early Years or Year 1 would love this book during a story time session, although Bubble Trouble would also be an ideal model for older children working on poetic devices such as alliteration, assonance, and consonance.
Bubble Trouble by Margaret Mahy – Kids Blog
There is rhyming throughout the story and the illustrations show the emotions of the people in the town. It is a lot of fun to try to read though. The crabby couple, the scrabble players, the patchwork quilters – they watch in horror when naughty Abel shots a pebble at the bubble. Still, I had them tell me ideas for how to save the baby and they were a bit more into the book by the end because of that. Bubble Trouble by Margaret Mahy. Illustrated by Polly Dunbar.
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Want to Read saving…. Mar 03, Michael Fitzgerald rated it it was amazing Shelves: It would really take a reader who pays attention. This book was very well-reviewed by the industry journals when it first came Little Mabel, while blowing bubbles, caused lots of trouble by catching her baby brother in a bubble and he began to float away.
And, I admit, adult me almost gave up, too.
However, there is plenty of mayhem, twists and turns along the way. Little Mabel, while blowing bubbles, caused lots of trouble by catching her baby brother in a bubble and he began to float away. Such a lot of bubble trouble in a bibble-bobble way. Great to read aloud to them.
Just remember to practice reading this book out loud first to nail the rhythm! Just like the text, the illustrations are fun and a little bit crazy. In she was presented with the Hans Christian Andersen medal, which is the highest international recognition granted to authors and illustrators of children’s trouhle. Unfortunately, I had a smaller and younger crowd and I think some of it was completely going over their head.
Refresh and try again. Polly Dunbar’s illustrations support the text well, with clear characterisation and a wonderful array of facial expressions. Review quote The book shows the fun that can be had with language, and will be enjoyed by children over a wide age range.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Teach US History using great kids books. Great for lovers of blowing bubbles! Great for older siblings too! Aug 28, Hannah Knight rated it liked it Shelves: Not to fear – the patchwork quilt and the towns people save the rosy-cheeked baby.
Some of the rhymes are just perfection. I think it will be an enjoyable story to use in storytime as I’m trying not to do all bedtimey-themed books for PJ storytime. Threeble, in a muddle with her needle matching pink and purple patcher for a pretty patchwork quiltwhen her older sister told her, tossed the quilt across her shoulder, as trounle set off at a totter in her tattered tartan kilt. Overall, I love it. His sister tried to save him.
Oct 26, Ttrouble rated it liked it.
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But way too young to pick up on some of the humor in the rhymes or tongue twisters. I’m thinking this will be a definite hit for a group with older kids. Jun 16, Jennifer rated it did not like it.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. I didn’t enjoy this book.
Illustrations weren’t my favorite style, msrgaret, that’s more personal preference and really they do go well with the t Four stars for including Scrabble and a ridiculous rhyme structure that many parents will barely limp through.