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A kick in the head : an everyday guide to poetic forms

Author: Paul B Janeczko; Christopher Raschka
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this splendid and playful volume, acclaimed poetry anthologist Paul B. Janeczko and Caldecott Honor illustrator Chris Raschka present lively examples of twenty-nine poetic forms, demonstrating not only the (sometimes bendable) rules of poetry, but also the spirit that brings these forms so wonderfully to life. Featuring formal poems, some familiar and some never before published, from the likes of Eleanor Farjeon  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kick in the head.
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2005
(OCoLC)658450660
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul B Janeczko; Christopher Raschka
ISBN: 0763606626 9780763606626 9780606269360 0606269363 0763641324 9780763641320
OCLC Number: 55495168
Awards: Winner of Parents Choice Award (Spring) (1998-2007) (Gold) 2005
Winner of Lupine Award (Picture Book) 2005
Winner of Children's Book Committee Award (Poetry) 2006
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Ten to Fourteen) 2006
Short-listed for Delaware Diamonds Award (Grades 3-5) 2006
Short-listed for Beehive Awards (Poetry) 2007
Short-listed for Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award (Grades 3-5) 2008
Description: 61 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Couplet --
Tercet --
Quatrain --
Haiku --
Senryu --
Tanka --
Cinquain --
Clerihew --
Limerick --
Roundel --
Double Dactyl --
Triolet --
Sonnet --
Villanelle --
Opposites --
Riddle poem --
Ode --
Acrostic --
Concrete --
Epitaph --
Elegy --
Found poem --
Persona poem --
Poem of address --
Ballad --
Blues poem List poem --
Aubade --
Pantoum.
Responsibility: selected by Paul B. Janeczko ; illustrated by Chris Raschka.
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Please open this book for somehing extraordinary. Twenty nine poetic forms await you inside these pages. How many can you master? Ages 8+.  Read more...

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