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Animal poems

Author: Valerie Worth; Steve Jenkins
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Each of the exquisite twenty-three poems in this posthumous collection by Valerie Worth carefully distinguishes one animal from all other creatures and captures it in all of its wonderful singularity - from wasp to snake to wren. The way Worth perfectly illuminates the uniqueness of each animal in her precise and elegant free verse will delight both fans of her celebrated Small Poems and readers encountering her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Worth; Steve Jenkins
ISBN: 9780374380571 0374380570
OCLC Number: 62762290
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Valerie Worth ; pictures by Steve Jenkins.
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Each of the exquisite twenty-three poems in this posthumous collection by Valerie Worth carefully distinguishes one animal from all other creatures and captures it in all of its wonderful singularity - from wasp to snake to wren. The way Worth perfectly illuminates the uniqueness of each animal in her precise and elegant free verse will delight both fans of her celebrated Small Poems and readers encountering her poetry for the first time. Breathtakingly rich cut-paper illustrations by Steve Jenkins provide a perfect counterpoint to Worth's spare style, and together poetry and picture bring every animal vividly to life.

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