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A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers

Author: Nancy Willard; Alice Provensen; Martin Provensen; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
Publisher: New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981.
Series: Newbery medal.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn. Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests.
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Genre/Form: Children's poetry
Newbery Medal
Caldecott Medal
Juvenile works
Poetry
Nonsense verse
Imaginary voyages
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile poetry
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake; William Blake
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Willard; Alice Provensen; Martin Provensen; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
ISBN: 0152938222 9780152938222 0152938230 9780152938239 0808547283 9780808547280
OCLC Number: 7573231
Notes: Art techniques used: Whimsical gouache, pen and ink paintings.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1982
Caldecott Honor Book, 1982
Description: 44, [1] pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction to William Blake's Inn --
William Blake's Inn for innocent and experienced travelers --
Blake's wonderful car delivers us wonderfully well --
A rabbit reveals my room --
The sun and moon circus soothes the wakeful guests --
The man in the marmalade hat arrives --
The king of cats orders an early breakfast --
The wise cow enjoys a cloud --
Two sunflowers move into the yellow room --
The wise cow makes Way, Room, and Believe --
Blake leads a walk on the Milky Way --
When we come home, Blake calls for fire --
The marmalade man makes a dance to mend us --
The king of cats sends a postcard to his wife --
The tiger asks Blake for a bedtime story --
Blake tells the tiger the tale of the tailor --
Epilogue --
Blake's advice to travelers.
Series Title: Newbery medal.
Responsibility: by Nancy Willard ; illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen.
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A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn. Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests.

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