Children - Poetry

A Child's Calendar

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By John Updike, Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780823414451
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Holiday House - September 1st, 1999

The pairing of John Updike's poetry with illustrations by Caldecott Medal-winner Trina Schart Hyman in A Child's Calendar creates an energetic harmony. A poem and illustrations for each month celebrate the familiar but wondrous qualities that make each month unique. A fun-loving family and their friends are captured in beautiful, vibrant paintings with verse sure to be enjoyed by your family. This book was chosen as a Caldecott Honor Book for 2000. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


A Light in the Attic

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ISBN: 9780060256739
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Published: HarperCollins - August 9th, 2005

Wondrous, silly, and smile producing, Silverstein is a master at empowering children through humor. For all ages. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


Cool Melons-Turn to Frogs

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By Matthew Gollub, Kazuko Stone (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781584302414
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Published: Lee & Low Books - April 1st, 2013

A very brief picturebook biography of one of Japan's greatest Haiku poets, Issa. Text telling the story of Issa's life is interspersed with lines of haiku illuminating the text and with water color and colored pencil illustrations. An extensive author's note makes this volume helpful for teaching about haiku or for just enjoying the selections within.


Polkabats and Octopus Slacks

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Polkabats and Octopus Slacks: 14 Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780618111299
Availability: Backordered
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 4th, 2005

Fun, funny, colorful, irreverent and just plain silly: just a few words to describe Polka-Bats and Octopus Slacks. These hilarious stories will pick you up from the doldrums and drop you on a cloud of laughter. First-time author Brown has created a book so delightful, readers of all ages will rejoice in his fantastic mix of prose and illustration. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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