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Extra resources for A Little Less Noise (Rainbow Morning Music Picture Books)
You can sniffle, you can sneeze, But I'm asking you-pleaseDon't put your finger up your nose. Don't stick your finger in your ear, 'Cause then your ear will find it hard to hear. You can thump and you can tug it, But please don't plug itDon't stick your finger in your ear. Don't put your finger in your eye, That's not a thing I think you oughta try. You can blink it, you can wink it, But I don't think it Would be good to put your finger in your eye. And don't stick your finger down your throat.
Barry has also recorded a dozen collections of his songs and has performed at The White House, The Smithsonian, and The Kennedy Center. He travels all over the United States giving concerts and author talks in schools and libraries. David Clark graduated with honors from the Philadelphia College of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He has been working full time as an artist and illustrator since 1985 and has been working with Barry since 1988. David is a winner of the Rubin Award for Newspaper Illustration from the ational Cartoonist Society and has ilJustrated almost all of Barry's books including Peculiar Zoo, Snakes and the Boy Who Was Afraid afThem, and The Snake Who Was Afraid of People.
And don't stick your finger down your throat. 'Cause that will just make you start to choke. Then up wil\ come your dinner And you'l\ start to look much thinner, So don't stick your finger down your throat. Don't put your finger up your nose, 'Cause your nose knows that's not the place it goes. You can sniffle, you can sneeze, But I'm asking you-pleaseDon't put your finger up your nose. The poems in this book were originally published as songs-many over twenty-five years ago. They first appeared in book form as song lyrics with accompanying music in my songbook, Noises From Under the Rug.