Here's a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry
Jane Yolen, Andrew Fusek Peters
Candlewick Press, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 104 pages
This exuberant celebration of poetry is an essential book for every young one's library and a gorgeous gift to be both shared and treasured.
Sit back and savor a superb collection of more than sixty poems by a wide range of talented writers, from Margaret Wise Brown to Gertrude Stein, Langston Hughes to A. A. Milne. Greeting the morning, enjoying the adventures of the day, cuddling up to a cozy bedtime -- these are poems that highlight the moments of a toddler's world from dawn to dusk. Carefully gathered by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters and delightfully illustrated by Polly Dunbar, HERE'S A LITTLE POEM offers a comprehensive introduction to some remarkable poets, even as it captures a very young child's intense delight in the experiences and rituals of every new day.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dorthys - LibraryThing
This is a very nice book of poems. There are many different ones written by a variety of authors. This is a larger than usual picture book, and the illustrations are wonderful. This would be nice to have in the classroom to read maybe one or two a day. I really enjoyed this one. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - barbarashuler - LibraryThing
I loved this collection of poems. It is a sweet compilation that, of course, works well for the child who is first being introduced to poetry. Read full review