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A Child's Introduction to Poetry - by Michael Driscoll (Mixed Media Product)

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Number of Pages: 96

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Poetry

Series Title: Child's Introduction

Format: Mixed Media Product

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: General

Author: Michael Driscoll

Language: English

Street Date: May 6, 2003
TCIN: 77074006
UPC: 9781579122829
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-6427
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description

Poetry can be fun-especially when we can read it, hear it, and discover its many delights with the help of cartoon character Professor Driscoll, delightful illustrations, and the poetry read aloud on CD.

This wide-ranging journey through the history and highlights of the world's poetry covers everything from epics and odes to nonsense verse and haikus, and is filled with examples of every style.

The multimedia package encourages children to listen, read, and learn-and opens the door to a lifetime of appreciation of a rich literary tradition.

It painlessly introduces kids (and parents, too) to the greatest poets in history, from Homer and Shakespeare to Robert Frost and Ogden Nash-and provides excellent examples of their work and commentary on what makes it so special. In short, this is a galloping tour through poetic history loaded with all of our most significant and beloved poems. In addition to charming illustrations on every lively page, A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO POETRY contains a full-length CD with wonderful renditions of the poems read by professional actors.

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