Little Dog and Duncan Claudia Lewis Poetry Award

Clarion Books - The endearing characters from Little Dog Poems are back—and this time the little girl and her little dog have a very large overnight visitor. Duncan is so big that he plays fetch with a log instead of a stick, his head alone fills Little Dog’s bed, and he takes up way more than his share of the backseat.

But even though he and little dog are very different, they have lots in common, too—both love cookies and scratches and mud and mischief. Thirty short, playful poems, narrated by the little girl and illustrated with delicate watercolors, affectionately observe the contrasting canines and are an appealing introduction to poetry for very young readers.





Little Dog Poems

Clarion Books - The little girl, who loves little dog enough to "bake / birthday cookies with / liver powder, brings home a present from the pet store, " retrieves tennis balls, and observes how little a wet Little Dog becomes at bath time. From cold-nose wake-up to bedtime with a little Dog-shaped lump under the covers, a day that a little girl spends with her Little Dog is recounted in thirty short, playful poems and enchanting watercolor illustrations.

A perfect introduction to the pleasures of poetry, this beguiling volume belongs on every young dog lover's bookshelf. Little dog protects the little girl from vacuum cleaners and beetles, digs up flowers, chases cats, and waits hopefully as kitchen preparations take place and as popcorn is eaten.





The Great Frog Race: And Other Poems

Clarion Books - A fresh collection of twenty-eight poems about a girl living in the country.





All the Small Poems and Fourteen More

Square Fish - Sunburst Books. All the small poems and fourteen more gathers all four of Valerie Worth’s small poetry children’s books and includes the original illustrations by Natalie Babbitt, the award-winning writer/artist of Tuck Everlasting. Inspired by her love of nature, valerie Worth’s wondrous verse about animals, plants, and other everyday objects presents a perfect perspective of the world through a child’s eyes.

This volume includes small poems, More Small Poems, Still More Small Poems, and Small Poems Again.





Good Books, Good Times! Trophy Picture Books Paperback

HarperCollins - Sunburst Books. Karla kuskin, jack prelutsky, and arnold Lobel are just a few of the acclaimed children's book authors whose poems are joined into this delightful ode to the world of words. Wonderfully wacky illustrations by Harvey Stevenson help make this a rollicking good book--and a rollicking good time.

. Lee bennet hopkins, noted anthologist and educator, has collected a group of witty and whimsical poems that celebrate the joy of reading.





Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems

Clarion Books - Humor and an unerring ear for the sounds of language make these poems an irresistible read-aloud; the luminous oil paintings evoke a country setting and the children who enjoy it through the year. This tree across the stream is a trickier bridge than it might seem. The author of the great from race and Other Poems has created a collection of short poems that celebrate trees and the amazing variety of ways they touch our lives.

Deceptively simple verses reveal what trees think about and what they say to one another, as well as how they look and all the things they do for us. Sunburst Books.





National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar!

National Geographic Children's Books - Patrick lewis and paired with vibrant animal photography, this collection of poems is an exuberant celebration of the animal kingdom and a beautiful introduction to this genre of literature. Chapters include: welcome to the world birth of animal young big ones large animals--elephants, snakes last thought a reflection on the world we share with animalsReleases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1054-6, hyenas Quiet Ones silent or still animals--hens, rhinos, centipedes Noisy Ones loud animals--lions, hippos, dolphins, bears Little Ones small animals--worms, crabs Strange Ones curious creatures--armadillos, insects Winged Ones birds and other flying creatures Water Ones aquatic animals--fish, rabbits, $28.

90/$33. 00 cannational geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www. Natgeoed. Org/commoncore for more information. Sunburst Books. National Geographic Society. Children's Poet Laureate J. A foreword from lewis, sets the scene for helping children appreciate this gift of language and this visual feast for the eyes.

National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar! - Designed for family sharing but targeted to ages 4-8, this dynamic, fresh, yet still classic collection of animal poems is a must-have for the family bookshelf.





Poetry Speaks to Children Book & CD A Poetry Speaks Experience

Sourcebooks MediaFusion - Kids won't be the only ones hooked! Sunburst Books. Poetry speaks to children reaches into the world of poetry and pulls out the elements children love: rhyme, rhythm, every once in a while, fun and, a little mischief. Kennedy. On the accompanying cd, 50 of the poems are brought to life--most read by the poets themselves--allow the reader to hear the words as the poets intended.

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 of the striped cat who "rushed to the jungle fair for something fine to wear, " much to the hoots of his jungle peers. Until now, there hasn't been a collection of poems and poets that spoke directly to that elusive audience.

More than 90 poems, for children ages six and up, celebrate the written word and feature a star-studded lineup of beloved poets, including: Roald Dahl; J. Amid jeers, sneers and sighs, the tiger eventually learns to be comfortable in his own striped skin or fur as it were! Her clever solutions to problems "She turned the witch into milk and drank her" will keep even the most reluctant readers interested.

Poetry Speaks to Children Book & CD A Poetry Speaks Experience - . Follow ogden nash as he tells of the brave little Isabel, who "didn't worry, didn't scream or scurry" when confronted with a ravenous bear, a one-eyed giant or a troublesome doctor. New york times bestseller! in the tradition of poetry speaks, especially among the young, 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, " Sourcebooks MediaFusion is proud to introduce the joy of the written and spoken word in Poetry Speaks to Children.





Knock at a Star: A Child's Introduction to Poetry

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - National Geographic Society. A collection that is joyously assembled and will be joyously read! Sunburst Books. The perfect classic anthology of poetry for today's young readers. A classic poetry anthology, and more! this anthology contains special kinds of poetry, knock at a star contains lively, songs, such as haikus, past and present, interesting poems from the most beloved writers and poets of our time, Emily Dickinson, including Langston Hughes, Mary Ann Hoberman, and limerick, Jack Prelutsky, and discusses with the reader what poems can do: make you laugh, send messages, and teach you about images and rhythm.





Surprises I Can Read Level 3

HarperCollins - Notable children's books of 1984 alabest books of 1984 SLJChildren's Books of 1984 Library of Congress Sunburst Books. These thirty-eight poems offer beginning readers a chance to try some verse. With drawings that pack a lot of action, a friendly book that will connect with everyday lives and lend a little music along the way.

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Toasting Marshmallows: Camping Poems

Clarion Books - Everything that happens when you go camping can be an adventure, from getting dressed inside your sleeping bag on a chilly morning to meeting a moose to sharing secrets in a tent at night. Kristine o’connell george turns the memorable moments of a family outing into spirited, evocative verse, and Kate Kiesler’s vivid paintings provide a cast of characters and the perfect setting.

National Geographic Society. The captivating poems and pictures in Toasting Marshmallows will leave readers with wonderful memories of a camping trip—even if they’ve never been on one! Sunburst Books.