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A collection of poems that can be read or listened to with the accompanying CD. The poems on the CD are read by the poets themselves.
Children love Poetry Speaks To Children. The author is Paschen, Elise. and it was published by Sourcebooks MediaFusion. This book was available on the 18th of October, 2005. The children's book has 112 pages and it has marvelously colored illustrations. The book furthermore highlights English poetry and American poetry. To buy a copy at the best price, visit the button on this page.

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Publisher: Sourcebooks MediaFusion
MPN: 9781402203299
ISBN: 1402203292

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In the tradition of Poetry Speaks, the anthology named a Best Book of 2002 by School Library Journal, and praised by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer as"a volume to delight longtime lovers of poetry and to spark new love for poetry, specially amongst the young,"Sourcebooks Media Fusion is proud to introduce the joy of the written and spoken word in Poetry Speaks to Children. ). Poetry Speaks to Children cracks through that barrier by packaging the best poems by the best authors in addition to a CD-making the engrossing and typically mischievous verses come alive in the voices of a number of from the creators."Turn the page and tune in. Parents, educators, librarians, and poetry enthusiasts have wondered for years how you can get children genuinely interested in poetry. Poetry Speaks to Children reaches in to the world of poetry and pulls out the elements children love: rhyme, rhythm, fun and, every once in a while, a tiny mischief. More than 90 poems, for children ages six and up, celebrate the written word and function a star-studded lineup of beloved poets, including: Roald Dahl; J. R. R. Tolkien; Robert Frost; Gwendolyn Brooks; Ogden Nash; John Ciardi; Langston Hughes; Sonia Sanchez; Seamus Heaney; Canada's best-loved children's poet, Dennis Lee; Rita Dove; Billy Collins; Nikki Giovanni and X. J. Kennedy. On the accompanying CD, 50 inside the poems are brought to life--most study by the poets themselves--allow the reader to hear the words since the poets intended. Her clever solutions to troubles (" She turned the witch into milk and drank her ") will keep even the most reluctant readers interested. Follow Ogden Nash as he tells of the brave tiny Isabel, who"didn't worry, didn't scream or scurry"when confronted with a ravenous bear, a one-eyed giant or possibly a troublesome doctor. Listen to James Berry, who quells a little girl's anxieties about her color by celebrating the marriage of"night and light,"emphasizing how all colors are necessary in nature, in"Okay, Brown Girl, Okay. Hear Gwendolyn Brooks growl her rhyming verse poem"The Tiger Who Wore White Gloves, or, What You Are You Are"with verve and inflection-relaying the story employing the striped cat who"rushed towards the jungle fair for something fine to wear,"much for the hoots of his jungle peers. kids won't be the only ones hooked! Amid jeers, sneers and sighs, the tiger eventually learns to be comfortable in his own striped skin (or fur as it were! Until now, there hasn't been a collection of poems and poets that spoke straight to that elusive audience.


  • Num. Pages: 112
  • Languages:
  • English (Unknown)
  • English (Original Language)
  • English (Published)
  • Dimensions: Height: 10.75" Length: 9.02" Width: 0.55"
  • Weight: 1.58 lbs.
  • Package Dim.: Height: 0.6" Length: 11" Depth: 9.1"
  • Package: 1.3 lbs.

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