Words with Wrinkled Knees: Animal Poems

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Boyds Mills Press, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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This brilliant collection of poems by NCTE Award-winning poet Barbara Esbensen is a classic of its kind. Each poem challenges children to think not only about animals but also about animal words. John Stadler's gleeful parade of pictures captures each wrinkled, roaring, or bright-eyed poem.

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About the author (1998)

Barbara Juster Esbensen'smany books includeWho Shrank My Grandmother's House? Poems of DiscoveryandCold Stars & Fireflies: Poems for the Four Seasons.In 1994 she joined a select group of poets to receive the National Council of Teachers of English Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children.

John Stadleris the author and illustrator ofThe Adventures of Snail at Schoolamong others. He lives in Lyme, New Hampshire.

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