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Beastly Verse

Author: JooHee Yoon
Publisher: New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"Poetry and children belong together, and for a long time, the music and playfulness of verse wove itself through children's days and lives. Beastly Verse aims to help return the wonder of poetry to children's lives through sixteen exquisitely illustrated poems, four of which have the surprise and pleasure of being foldouts. Consisting of playful as well as powerfully memorable poems, Beastly Verse transports the

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Genre/Form: Children's poetry
Juvenile works
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: JooHee Yoon
ISBN: 9781592701667 1592701663
OCLC Number: 890179953
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The crocodile / Lewis Carroll --
Three young rats / Anonymous --
The eel / Ogden Nash --
The tiger / William Blake --
The friendly hen / Arthur Waugh --
The happy hyena / Carolyn Wells --
The pelican / Robert Desnos --
Eletelephony / Laura E. Richards --
The yak / Hilaire Belloc --
The centipede's dilemma / Anonymous --
The snail / William Cowper --
The spangled pandemonium / Palmer Brown --
Caterpillar / Christina Rossetti --
Zoo manners / Eileen Mathias --
Humming-bird / D.H. Lawrence --
Dream song / Walter de la Mare.
Responsibility: [illustrated by] JooHee Yoon.


A surprising, humorous, and graphically exquisite presentation of sixteen classic animal poems that spark with fun and cleverness.  Read more...


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Selected for the New York Public Library's List of 100 Best Books for Reading & Sharing A Booklist Editor's Choice for 2015 A Book Links magazine choice for the top classroom picks for 2015 Read more...

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