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Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young

Book Details
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Published: 1986-10-12
A lively new jacket by Marc Brown puts a fresh face on one of the first--and
widely considered the best--poetry anthologies for preschoolers. "No one better
recognizes the essence of the child-poetry connection than poet and anthologist
Jack Prelutsky", writes Jim Trelease, author of "The Read-Aloud Handbook",
in his introduction to this child-friendly collection of more than 200 poems by
well-known contemporary poets. Each poem in this 112 page book is "exuberantly
illustrated", wrote "The New York Times Book Review". With subjects
ranging from waking up to going to bed and everything in between, here is "a
joyous anthology that [is] bound to develop an appreciation for poetry at a
very young age".-- "School Library Journal