When Riddles Come Rumbling
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by Rebecca Kai Dotlich
illustrated by Karen Dugan
Wordsong, Boyds Mills Press, 2001
ISBN 978-1-56397-846-3 (hardcover)

Readers will have plenty to ponder in Rebecca Kai Dotlich's entertaining riddle poems. From the ordinary to the extraordinary, clues abound in each rhythmic verse. Karen Dugan's colorful border illustrations also provide clues. Children of all ages and families of all sizes will enjoy guessing these riddles and challenging one another to the answers.

This collection of frolicking riddle poems is sure to capture the attention of anyone who enjoys poetry, as well as those who just like a riddle.


For my nephew John, who rumbles through my life.
May poetry always rumble through yours.

Awards and Honors:

Junior Library Guild Selection

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