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Cool Melons- Turn to Frogs!: The Life and Poems of Issa By Matthew Gollub, Kazuko Stone (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matthew Gollub, Kazuko Stone (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781584302414
Availability: Backordered
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.