National Geographic Book Of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems With Photographs That Squeak, Soar, And Roar !
- 24. 95
- Number of Pages: 192
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Named 1 of many Greatest Children's Books of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews! Lovingly selected by U. S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and paired with vibrant animal photography, this collection of poems is an exuberant celebration from the animal kingdom and a beautiful introduction to this genre of literature."Add a small all-natural wonder to your poetry shelves." — School Library Journal starred review"Out of a windless August night/A luna moth in ghostly light Beat softly on my window screen/Tick-tick-ticking-all silver green. Because if we're talking regarding the best feasible compliment to your eyes and ears alike, few have as many perks and grand moments as this."What may possibly be much greater than cuddling up with your kid and this book on your lap and permitting your imaginations to soar with all the words and images? Designed for family sharing but targeted to ages 4-8, this dynamic, fresh, however still classic collection of animal poems can be a must-have for the family bookshelf. The stars are scrawled across the sky/By ghostwriters, the Moon and I. You will not see me right here tonight--/I have a thousand stars to write. She whispered secrets in my ear--/I am but a stranger here. 00 Can A foreword from Lewis, sets the scene for helping youngsters appreciate this gift of language and this visual feast for the eyes. Featured poets include J. Patrick Lewis, Dorothy Aldis, Emily Dickinson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Frost, Rudyard Kipling, Jack Prelutsky, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and quite a few more. 90/$33. Named amongst the top Children's Books of 2012 by the New York Public Library! Chapters include: Welcome to the World (birth of animal young) Big Ones (large animals--elephants, hippos, rhinos, bears) Little Ones (small animals--worms, insects) Winged Ones (birds and also other flying creatures) Water Ones (aquatic animals--fish, dolphins, crabs) Strange Ones (curious creatures--armadillos, centipedes) Noisy Ones (loud animals--lions, hyenas) Quiet Ones (silent or still animals--hens, rabbits, snakes) Last Thought (a reflection on the world we share with animals) Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1054-6, $28. Divided into chapters that group the poems by theme for extra resonance, the collection is a mix of old and new, classics, and never-before-published.
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