A Child's Book of Poems

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 116 pages
William Blake, Kate Greenaway, Emily Dickinson: the writers in this charming anthology of 200 poems?first published in 1969?are among literature's most beloved. And Gyo Fujikawa's appealing illustrations depict children of all races sweetly interacting, as well as an engagingly rendered menagerie of animals and the natural world in all its wonderment. Among the verses that children will love are Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's ?Christmas Bells,” Lewis Carroll's ?The Melancholy Pig,” and Eugene Fields' ?Wynken, Blynken, and Nod,” along with proverbs, limericks, nursery rhymes, and folk songs.
 

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Tags: Poetry, Kids, Picturebook Poetry Summary: Small book yet it's really loaded with cute, witty, wonderful and humorous poems, mostly rhyming. Most would appeal to any child and to the adult ... Read full review

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A collection of historical poetry, Gyo Fujikawa creates a book that displays illustrations of community; children playing with other children regardless of race and gender and even involving animals ... Read full review

Contents

Night
The Sugarplum Tree
Trees
The Grasshopper and the Elephant
The Fairies
What Does Little Birdie Say?
How Marigolds Came Yellow
My Fairy
Merry Autumn Days
Copyright

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