A Child's Introduction to Poetry

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Black Dog & Levinthal Publishers, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 90 pages
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This wide-ranging journey through the history and highlights of the world's poetry covers everything from odes and epics to nonsense verse and haikus. The book encourages children to listen, read, and learn. Full color illustrations.

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User Review  - Bonnie_Morley - LibraryThing

Poetry is not always an easy subject to learn and to teach because many people find themselves overwhelmed or even bored. “A Child’s Introduction to Poetry” by Michael Driscoll is an interesting ... Read full review

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User Review  - laurieleewalsh - LibraryThing

I love this book! It is perfect for my poetry unit because it has sections of different types of poems such as the sonnet, the ballad and haiku. The second part of the book highlights various poets ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

Michael Driscoll is a writer and editor whose work has been published by Reuters, the Associated Press, L.A. Weekly and The New York Press, among other publications. He's a former editor at Black Dog & Leventhal, where he worked on a wide range of titles for children and adults. He studied poetry while earning his English degree from Emory University in Atlanta. He lives in West Virginia Meredith Hamilton graduated from Brown University and has an MFA from The School of Visual Arts. Formerly an art director at Newsweek and Time Inc., she has gladly forsaken the corporate world. Her work has been used in books, magazines, and animations. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and three children

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