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* A Foot in the Mouth: Poems to Speak, Sing, and Shout
Ed. by Paul B. Janeczko, illus. by Chris Raschka. Candlewick, $17.99 (64p) ISBN 978-0-7636-0663-3
As the in-your-face title implies, the poems in Janeczko and Raschka's collection (following their A Kick in the Head) are not complacent, although plenty are funny and some are familiar, like the irresistible "Jabberwocky" and the singsong chanting of Macbeth's witches. Punchy collages flutter across airy white pages in loose visual arrangements; torn scraps of origami paper layer with fluid lines in tart color. Janeczko introduces the collection with the idea that "Poetry is sound," a pleasure to vocalize and …