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A Child's Introduction to Poetry : Listen While You Learn about the Magic Words That Have Moved Mountains, Won Battles and Made Us Laugh and Cry [With
by Michael Driscoll and Meredith Hamilton


Overview - Poetry can be fun-especially when we can read it, hear it, and discover its many delights with the help of cartoon character Professor Driscoll, delightful illustrations, and the poetry read aloud on CD.

This wide-ranging journey through the history and highlights of the world's poetry covers everything from epics and odes to nonsense verse and haikus, and is filled with examples of every style.  Read more...


 
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More About A Child's Introduction to Poetry by Michael Driscoll; Meredith Hamilton
 
 
 
Overview
Poetry can be fun-especially when we can read it, hear it, and discover its many delights with the help of cartoon character Professor Driscoll, delightful illustrations, and the poetry read aloud on CD.

This wide-ranging journey through the history and highlights of the world's poetry covers everything from epics and odes to nonsense verse and haikus, and is filled with examples of every style.

The multimedia package encourages children to listen, read, and learn-and opens the door to a lifetime of appreciation of a rich literary tradition.

It painlessly introduces kids (and parents, too) to the greatest poets in history, from Homer and Shakespeare to Robert Frost and Ogden Nash-and provides excellent examples of their work and commentary on what makes it so special. In short, this is a galloping tour through poetic history loaded with all of our most significant and beloved poems. In addition to charming illustrations on every lively page, A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO POETRY contains a full-length CD with wonderful renditions of the poems read by professional actors.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781579122829
  • ISBN-10: 1579122825
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Publish Date: May 2003
  • Page Count: 96
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-13
  • Dimensions: 10.42 x 10.3 x 0.53 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.64 pounds

Series: Child's Introduction

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