The second original book to be published since Silverstein's passing in 1999, this poetry collection includes more than one hundred and thirty never-before-seen poems and drawings completed by the cherished American artist and selected by his family from his archives
A latest collection of previously unpublished poems by the first children's poet laureate features a variety of poetic forms and includes such subjects as skating potatoes, "pelicantaloupes," and crickets with hiccups
A wonderful mix of cherished poems, songs, and lullabies featuring nearly 150 treasured works, including beloved classics and modern favorites from Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Jack Prelutsky, Shel Silverstein, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and more--twenty-one of which are theatrically and playfully read aloud by Andrews and Hamilton on the accompanying CD
A collection of the artist's twenty favorite read-and-play-along finger rhymes complements such entries as "The Itsy-Bitsy Spider" and "I'm a Little Teapot" with pictorial instructions for correlating finger movements.
Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribute to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Smith interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of being a black American today
Lyrical text explores how blues have been part of everyday life throughout history, from its origins in the sounds of the Earth, through slaves' voices singing of freedom, to today's greatest performers--and listeners
Simple, evocative poetic language and close-up photographs invite youngsters to make observations about the natural world while profiling such subjects as a katydid's eye, a spider on a silken web and a glowing firefly.
Sijo is a traditional Korean form of poetry. Sijo is syllabic, like Japanese haiku, with three lines of 14 to 16 syllables each: the first two introduce the topic, the third and fourth lines develop it, and the fifth and sixth lines contain an unexpected humorous or ironic twist. This collection contains 26 sijo
Collects poetry written by Lakota students at Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota on such topics as the history of oral tradition, the struggles of everyday life, and their personal connections to the natural world
Celebrates ordinary African American citizens and well-known leaders who stood up for their inalienable rights during the Civil Rights Movement and acted for justice during a time of revolutionary change in twentieth-century America