Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Display - Poetry

An anthology of poetry featuring works from classic Mother Goose to original poems and illustrated by artists such as Maurice Sendak, Helen Oxenbury, and Shirley Hughes.

Soul Looks Back in Wonder
By Tom Feelings
Artwork and poems by such writers as Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Askia Toure portray the creativity, strength, and beauty of their African American heritage.

So, What's it Like to Be a Cat?
By Karla Kuskin
A cat answers a young child's questions about such things as how much and where it sleeps, and whether or not it likes living with people.

S is for Sunshine: A Florida Alphabet
By Carol Crane
The Sunshine State gets its own alphabet book! Florida, where "B is for Beaches, P is for Pirates, and V is for Vacationers," comes to life with playful, vivid illustrations by Michael Monroe and a conch shell full of fun facts and poems by Florida author and educator Carol Crane.

Just Us Two: Poems About Animal Dads
By Joyce Sidman

Eleven poems present life from the point of view of various animal fathers and their young, including Emperor penguins, Nile crocodiles, and giant water bugs.
With original and spot-on perceptions, Joyce Sidman brings the colors of the seasons to life in a fresh light, combining the senses of sight, sound, smell and taste. Illustrator Pam Zagarenski's interpretations go beyond the concrete, allowing us to not just see color, but feel it.

Owl Moon
By Jane Yolen

On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl.

Meow Ruff
By Joyce Sidman
 A story in concrete poetry in which a dog slips out of his house and meets a white cat left alone on the street. Together their adventure begins.

It's Snowing, It's Snowing! Winter Poems
By Jack Prelutsky
It's winter! The trees are bare, the days are short, and the first sparkling snowflakes are falling from the sky. Master of rhyme Jack Prelutsky creates a flurry of winter verse, just right for ushering in the season of ice and snow. Lively, warmth-filled illustrations by Yossi Abolafia enhance these sixteen delightful poems.

Read Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young
By Jack Prelutsky

A collection of more than 200 short poems by both known and anonymous American and English authors.
By Petra Mathers
An illustrated collection of Mother Goose nursery rhymes, including well-known ones such as "Hey Diddle Diddle" and "The Queen of Hearts" and less familiar ones such as "Mother May I Go and Swim" and "Ten Little Penguins."
By Jack Prelutsky
 A collection of humorous poems by writers including Ellen Raskin, Karla Kuskin, Ogden Nash, and Arnold Lobel.
This long-awaited, comprehensive collection by acclaimed poet Karla Kuskin contains her most celebrated poems as well as new works never before published. Whether she's writing about napping cats, reaches of beaches, or radishes as beautiful as the moon, "Moon, Have You Met My Mother? amuses while it inspires.
By Paul Galdone
The favorite Mother Goose rhyme about the three careless kittens who lost their mittens is given added appeal with Galdone's bold and colorful illustrations.
By Calef Brown
In the very near future you will find yourself dining on Snow Flurry at the famous Weatherbee's Diner. Everyone will be there: Bob and Bossy Casey, Medusa's sister Sally, both of the Appleton Twins, and Mr. Andy Mandolin singing "Biscuits in the Wind." Remember him? You will also meet Angus, visit the silly Soggy Circus, and as soon as the moon is out (unless there's an eclipse), you may even glimpse a Tiny Baby Sphinx! Until then, here's what I recommend: listen for flamingos, write some haiku, then take a ride in a Barnacle Built for Two. Sound good to you?
A collection of short poems which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature.
By Karla Kuskin
Includes poems chosen by the author from previously published collections, including "Soap Soup," "Near the Window Tree," and "Something Sleeping in the Hall."
 By Joyce Sidman 
A tour through the hidden world of the meadow encourages young readers to watch for a nest of rabbits, a foamy spittlebug, a leaping grasshopper, bright milkweed, a quick fox, and a cruising hawk.
For the first time, this classic collection by bestselling children's poet Prelutsky is available in full color. These 16 rollicking rhymes show young readers that a child's life begins at bedtime.

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