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A paper zoo : a collection of animal poems by modern American poets

Author: Renée Karol WeissEllen RaskinE E CummingsTheodore RoethkeEmily DickinsonAll authors
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Co., ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English
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A collection of sophisticated animal poems by well known poets about such things as naming cats, a singing bird, and a slow-moving sloth.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Children's poetry
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Renée Karol Weiss; Ellen Raskin; E E Cummings; Theodore Roethke; Emily Dickinson; Kenneth Patchen; T S Eliot; William Jay Smith; Donald Finkel; Randall Jarrell; Marianne Moore; William Carlos Williams; Yvor Winters; Theodore Russell Weiss; Stanley Kunitz; Robert Frost; John Crowe Ransom; Wallace Stevens; Macmillan Company.
OCLC Number: 435873
Notes: "Printed in the United States of America"--Title page verso.
Description: 38 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Now (more near ourselves than we) / E.E. Cummings --
The sloth / Theodore Roethke --
The snake / Emily Dickinson --
The magical mouse / Kenneth Patchen --
The naming of cats / T.S. Eliot --
Lion / William Jay Smith --
Hunting Song / Donald Finkel --
Bats / Randall Jarrell --
A jellyfish / Marianne Moore --
The horse / William Carlos Williams --
To be sung by a small boy who herds goats / Yvor Winters --
A magic carpet / Theodore Weiss --
The waltzer in the house / Stanley Kunitz --
Fireflies in the garden / Robert Frost --
Little boy blue / John Crowe Ransom --
Ploughing on Sunday / Wallace Stevens.
Responsibility: selected by Renée Karol Weiss ; pictures by Ellen Raskin.

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A collection of sophisticated animal poems by well known poets about such things as naming cats, a singing bird, and a slow-moving sloth.

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