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A surprising, humorous and graphically exquisite presentation of 16 classic animal poems, Beastly Verse transports the reader into a richly worded world of tigers, hummingbirds, owls, elephants, pelicans, yaks, snails and even telephones! A playful romp through verse, rhyme and gorgeous images, this book carries children into the poetic realm in a way that is not only fun and inviting, but inspiring. Includes poems from Lewis Carroll, William Blake, Robert Desnos, Hilaire Belloc, William Cowper, Christina Rossetti and D. H. Lawrence.
Selected for the New York Public Library's List of 100 Best Books for Reading & Sharing and a 2015 Book Links magazine top classroom pick.
- Illustrator: JooHee Yoon
- 48 pages, hardcover
- 11 ¼ x 9 ¾ inches
- Ages 4–8