A Child's Book of Poems
Sterling Publishing Company, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 116 pages
William Blake, Kate Greenaway, Emily Dickinson: the writers in this charming anthology of 200 poems--first published in 1969--are among literature’s most beloved. And Gyo Fujikawa’s appealing illustrations depict children of all races sweetly interacting, as well as an engagingly rendered menagerie of animals and the natural world in all its wonderment. Among the verses that children will love are Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s "Christmas Bells,” Lewis Carroll’s "The Melancholy Pig,” and Eugene Fields’ "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod,” along with proverbs, limericks, nursery rhymes, and folk songs.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - armyflyingguy - LibraryThing
Tags: Poetry, Kids, Picturebook Poetry Summary: Small book yet it's really loaded with cute, witty, wonderful and humorous poems, mostly rhyming. Most would appeal to any child and to the adult ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tlwood - LibraryThing
This book makes reading poetry fun for any child. The book illustrates children of all races interacting with each other and nature. These poems are fun to read as they offer verses of proverbs, nursery rhymes, and folk songs. Read full review