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Haiku Babyby Betsy E Snyder
Haiku Baby is a sweet and simple book that introduces haiku to young poetry lovers. The adorable illustrations and page tabs make it especially infant and toddler friendly.
Synopses & Reviews
In tickly-toe grass
a buttercup offers up
yellow nose kisses.
The simple delights in baby’s natural world—a bird, a fish, a leaf, a snowflake, a raindrop—are celebrated in the traditional Japanese poetic form, the haiku. In just 17 syllables, a moment, a season, the elements are joyfully captured. This peaceful little board book has tabs to encourage little hands to turn the pages and adorable artwork to delight everyone!
Beloved childrenandrsquo;s poet and anthologizer Lee Bennett Hopkins has produced more than 100 volumes of poetry throughout his illustrious career, but Lullaby and Kisses Sweet is his first collection geared toward babies and toddlers. Featuring 30 original poems by esteemed childrenandrsquo;s writers like Jane Yolen, Marilyn Singer, and J. Patrick Lewis, the book introduces the youngest readers to loving rhymes in a playful, accessible way.
This beautifully designed casebound board book is organized into five themesandmdash;Family, Food, andldquo;Firsts,andrdquo; Playtime, and Bedtimeandmdash;while cuddly, anthropomorphized animals make the poems friendly and relatable. Lullaby and Kisses Sweet fosters the love of poetry and is the perfect gift for babies, toddlers, and their poetry-loving parents.
About the Author
Betsy Snyder is a seasoned illustrator-designer of childrens greeting cards, and has contributed art to childrens educational publishers. She has been fascinated by nature since she was young. She lives near Cleveland, Ohio with her husband. Read more about her at www.painted-words.com/2007biopages/Betsy2007.htm
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