Here's a Little Poem A Very First Book of Poetry Andrew Fusek Peters, Jane Yolen, Polly Dunbar

Walker Books Ltd
Paperback / softback 108 pages

ISBN:
9781406327113
Size:
288 x 258 x 10mm
Published:
1st September 2010
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Interest age: from c 4 years
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Overview

A gloriously illustrated first book of poetry, collecting together verse from a range of well-known authors.Here's a Little Poem is a superb selection of over fifty poems by English and American authors, including Wendy Cope, Roger McGough, John Agard, Grace Nichols, Colin McNaughton, Jack Prelutsky, Langston Hughes and many more. Affectionately describing the early experiences of young children, this is a warmly illustrated, imaginative world of first encounters. Simple text and exuberant illustrations make this an ideal introduction for young children to the wonderful world of poetry.

Author

Jane Yolen is the author of more than 250 books for children and young adults, including the bestselling How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? and its sequels, illustrated by Mark Teague. Jane lives in Massachusetts, USA, and in Scotland.Polly Dunbar studied illustration at Brighton Art School, and now lives and works in Brighton. She is the author and illustrator of the Tilly and Friends series of books, Flyaway Katie and Dog Blue. She also collaborated with her mother, distinguished author Joyce Dunbar, on the picture book Shoe Baby.

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