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A Child's Calendar - Softcover
Updike, John
Newly available in paperback, this 20th anniversary edition of a Caldecott Honor classic combines the star power of John Updike and Trina Schart Hyman.

Celebrate the little moments that make each month special in this beautiful picture book featuring twelve poems about a family and the...

Item No. 9780823445349
$8.99
A Poke In The I - Softcover
"These aren't poems to read aloud, but to look at and laugh at together, with young children and especially older readers, who will enjoy the surprise of what words look like and what can be done with them." -- Booklist (starred review)

Concrete poems startle and delight the eye...

Item No. 9780763623760
$7.99
A Song About Myself
Keats, John
Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka brings John Keats's words to whimsical life in the poet's only work written for children.

He was a naughty boy,
A naughty boy was he,
He would not stop at home,
He could not quiet be.

English poet John Keats is remembered for...

Item No. 9780763650902
$17.99
A Visit To William Blake's Inn (with Autographed Bookplate
Willard, Nancy
The author of these much-quoted lines is William Blake, who painted and wrote his marvelous books nearly two hundred years ago. Inspired by Blake's work, Nancy Willard has written a book of magical poems about life at an imaginary inn, run by none other than William Blake himself.

The inn is...

Item No. 9780152938239
$7.00
Alligator's Smile And Other Poems
Yolen, Jane

Get up close and personal with alligators in all their tooth-filled glory in this collection of poems by New York Times bestselling author Jane Yolen. Rhymes and rhythms reflect on how alligators hunt, keep warm, and care for young.

Stunning, large-scale photographs zoom...

Item No. 9781467755757
$19.99
Animals Animals (Hardcover)
Carle, Eric
Fish that fly, butterflies that dance, camels that "trollop along," a tiger that has swallowed the sun--Animals Animals!

In this commemorative volume, created especially for sharing, Eric Carle celebrates the broadest, liveliest cast of animals yet, illustrating a distinguished...

Item No. 9780399217449
$23.99
Animals Animals - Softcover
Carle, Eric
From leaping, flying fish to dancing butterflies, and camels that "trollop along," Eric Carle's brilliant and colorful collage designs bring to life animal poems from such diverse sources as Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, Rudyard Kipling, Emily Dickinson, and Jack Prelutsky, as well as Bible...
Item No. 9780698118553
$10.99
Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American Poetry
Ashley Bryan


Why an alphabet book of African American poets? Simply as a way of presenting the work of many poets, poets who write for adults as well as children, in a form that both children and adults can enjoy. Though this is not an alphabet book in the traditional sense, it is an A to Z look at...

Item No. 9780689812095
$19.99
Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American Poetry (Softcover)
Ashley Bryan


"And God stepped out on space,
And he looked around and said:
I'm lonely -- I'll make me a world."

-- James Weldon Johnson
Thus begins Coretta Scott King Award-winner Ashley Bryan's collection of inspiring excerpts of poems by celebrated African American...

Item No. 9780689840456
$7.99
Babushka's Mother Goose
Patricia Polacco


Meet Yasha, whose beard grows down to the ground and keeps growing, and an old babushka who lives in a boot with too many children. Beloved storyteller Patricia Polacco draws from her Russian heritage to retell folktales and rhymes from Mother Goose, Aesop, and Ukrainian folklore that reflect...
Item No. 9780698118607
$7.99
Barefoot Book of Classic Poems
The 74 poems in this exquisite collection trace the journey through life, from birth to old ages, with entries from some of the finest poets in the English language. Each page is sumptuously illustrated.
Item No. 9781782854272
$19.99
Beautiful Day: Petite Poems for all Seasons
Pappa, Rodoula

A picture book of haiku-inspired poems celebrating the four seasons

Beautiful day!
Teach me, too, how to fly,
mother swallow!
In simple, poetic verse, a child observes their world from spring to summer, and autumn through winter, in...

Item No. 9781951836146
$16.95
Blooming Beneath the Sun
Rossetti, Christina
Newbery Award honoree Ashley Bryan has hand-selected a collection of celebrated English poet Christina Rossetti's poems to illustrate with his inimitable flourish.

The world changes so quickly, but the joy and fun of being a child always remains. Christina Rossetti's classic nursery...

Item No. 9781534440920
$17.99
Book of Questions
Neruda, Pablo
Where is the center of the sea? Why do the waves never break there? A book containing unanswerable, fantastical questions, inviting us to be curious, while simultaneously embracing what we cannot know.
A New York Times Best Children's Book of 2022A ...
Item No. 9781592703227
$22.95
Can I Touch Your Hair?
Waters, Charles

Two poets, one white and one black, explore race and childhood in this must-have collection tailored to provoke thought and conversation.

How can Irene and Charles work together on their fifth grade poetry project? They don't know each other . . . and they're not...

Item No. 9781512404425
$17.99
Count Me A Rhyme- To Be Autographed
Yolen, Jane
This delightful counting book of poetry and pictures on the Texas 2x2 Reading List captures animals by the numbers. Vivid, playful poems tell the stories of one elk, two birds, three fish--from one through ten and then many--as they go about their day either solo or within a special circle of...
Item No. 9781590783450
$17.95
Crank
Hopkins, Ellen
The #1 New York Times bestselling tale of addiction--the first in the Crank trilogy--from master poet Ellen Hopkins.

Life was good
before I
met
the monster.


After,
life
was great, ...

Item No. 9781442471818
$12.99
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Janeczko, Paul B

Pssst...reader!

I've got something to tell you.

I'm not just another book of poetry.

I'm full of voices you've never heard before.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a turtle, a snowflake, or a pile of dirty laundry?

All sorts of objects and...

Item No. 9780688162511
$15.99
Dragons Dragons - Hardcover
Carle, Eric
Fiery dragons, playful centaurs, the mysterious garusa, the web-footed bunyip--these and other mythological creatures abound in Eric Carle's Dragons Dragons. In this companion volume to Eric Carle's Animals Animals, he celebrates mythology and legends from around the world, and...
Item No. 9780399221057
$23.99
Dragons Dragons - Softcover
Carle, Eric
Fiery dragons, playful centaurs, the mysterious garusa, the web-footed bunyip--these and other mythological creatures abound in Eric Carle's Dragons Dragons. In this companion volume to Eric Carle's Animals Animals, he celebrates mythology and legends from around the world, and...
Item No. 9780142401033
$13.99
Echo Echo
Singer, Marilyn
A new book of unique reversible poems based on Greek myths from the creator of Mirror Mirror

What happens when you hold up a mirror to poems about Greek myths? You get a brand-new perspective on the classics! And that is just what happens in Echo Echo, the newest...

Item No. 9780803739925
$16.99
Eek You Reek
Yolen, Jane

Eek, you reek,
You make a funk.
Where you have been
Things stink, stank, stunk.

You've left a path,
A swath of smell,
And--yuck!
You did it very well.


Readers will be delighted by the malodorous melodies of poems calling...

Item No. 9781512482010
$19.99
Eek You Reek-Autographed

Eek, you reek,
You make a funk.
Where you have been
Things stink, stank, stunk.

You've left a path,
A swath of smell,
And--yuck!
You did it very well.
...

Item No. AUTOJY75
$19.99
Explosion at the Poem Factory-Autographed
Lukoff, Kyle

Kilmer Watts makes his living teaching piano lessons, but when automatic pianos arrive in town, he realizes he's out of a job. He spots a "Help Wanted" sign at the poem factory...

Item No. AUTOKL8
$18.95
Falling Down the Page

TRY THIS AT HOME. Poems to inspire young readers.

From Eileen Spinelli's many goodbyes to summer at the shore, to Avis Harley's catalog of ways to say hello across the globe, to a close look at the birds and animals outside Valiska Gregory's window in winter...Georgia Heard has collected...

Item No. 9781596436664
$9.99