The 20th Century Children's Poetry Treasury
Hardcover ISBN: 0679893148
A collection of more than 200 poems by such modern poets as Nikki Grimes, John Ciardi, Karla Kuskin, Ted Hughes, e.e. cummings, Eve Merriam, Deborah Chandra, Arnold Adoff, and more than 100 others
School & Library ISBN: 0374380570
Each of the exquisite twenty-three poems in this posthumous collection by Valerie Worth carefully distinguishes one animal from all other creatures and captures it in all of its wonderful singularity - from wasp to snake to wren. The way Worth perfectly illuminates the uniqueness of each animal in her precise and elegant free verse will delight both fans of her celebrated Small Poems and readers encountering her poetry for the first time. Breathtakingly rich cut-paper illustrations by Steve Jenkins provide a perfect counterpoint to Worth's spare style, and together poetry and picture bring every animal vividly to life.Cut-paper illustrations portray a posthumous collection of twenty-three poems that carefully distinguishes one animal from all other creatures and captures it singularity, from wasp to bear.
Hardcover ISBN: 0375823840
In a delightfully witty collection of poems, a best-selling author shows how the senses shape and enrich the experiences of all living beings while the enchanting illustrations by a Caldecott Honor artist is sure to capture the imagination of readers young and old.
Another Jar of Tiny Stars
School & Library ISBN: 1590787269
A collection of poems by the winners of the National Council of Teachers of English Award for Poetry for Children, including Nikki Grimes, Mary Ann Hoberman, Lee Bennett Hopkins, Eloise Greenfield, Eve Merriam, Arnold Adoff, Valerie Worth and others.
Are You an Echo?
The Lost Poetry of Misuzu Kaneko
Hardcover ISBN: 163405962x
Beloved Japanese children’s poet Misuzu Kaneko wonders: What does snow feel in a drift? Where does day end and night begin? From her seaside home Kaneko writes, but as her fame grows, her family life becomes increasingly strained. In this double-sided, color-illustrated children’s book, new English translations of her poetry appear next to Japanese originals, interwoven with her life story.