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 - jessicaedelman - LibraryThing
I enjoyed this book and the various poems it contained. The purpose of this book was to describe different different aspects of life that very young children encompass. Such aspects include having a ... Read full review
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