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Poetry for Young People: Edgar Allan Poe (Poetry for Young People)by Poe
Synopses & Reviews
"Gr. 5 Up...spacious format; a wide variety of poems; and colorful, interpretive illustrations...."--SLJ. "The format is admirable: a handsome sampler of poems, with a short introductory essay, unfamiliar words briefly defined in footnotes, and a few prefatory sentences for each poem to establish context and aid interpretation. 13 of Poe's more accessible poems appear here, including `The Raven,' `The Bells,' `Eldorado,' and `Annabel Lee.'...concludes with passages from short stories that highlight Poe's mastery of prose....Cobleigh provides atmospheric art: an arresting picture of `The Raven,' a cadaverous ghoul in `The Bells,' and a depiction of the narrator of `The Tell-Tale Heart' as a deranged Wee Willy Winky."--Kirkus Reviews. ". . . creepy, unnerving, chilling, and fascinating. . ."--Buzz Weekly. 48 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10.
and#147;Spacious format; a wide variety of poems; and colorful, interpretive illustrations.and#8221;and#151;School Library Journal. and#147;The format is admirable: a handsome sampler of poems, with a short introductory essay, unfamiliar words briefly defined in footnotes, and a few prefatory sentences for each poem to establish context and aid interpretation. Thirteen of Poeand#8217;s more accessible poems appear here, including and#145;The Raven,and#8217; and#145;The Bells,and#8217; and#145;Eldorado,and#8217; and and#145;Annabel Lee.and#8217; and#8221;and#151;Kirkus Reviews.
This anthologyand#8212;now with a new cover and a fresh redesignand#8212;makes an especially gorgeous addition to the bestselling, critically acclaimed series. Two "Poetry for Young People" veterans have combined talents to create an absolutely charming collection, perfect for the classroom or to read aloud at home. With works by such poets as Shakespeare, Langston Hughes, e.e. cummings, and Nikki Giovanni, plus haikus for every season, it spans the year exquisitely.
Now beautifully redesigned, this Poetry for Young People collection brings us into the world of Emily Dickinson, where even the most ordinary things can turn magical. In addition to a brief biography of Dickinson, more than 35 much-loved poems include and#8220;I'm nobody, who are you?and#8221; and and#8220;I started early, took my dog." Superb, yet always child-friendly, images make this a volume not to be missed.
About the Author
Editor Brod Bagert lives in New Orleans, LA. He is a writer whose poems are written for children to perform. His 15 books of poetry include Shout: Little Poems that Roar; Giant Children; and School Fever (all Dial Books for Young Readers). Brod tours 30 weeks of the year to entertain audiences with poetry, and has visited Asia, Europe, and South America.
Illustrator Carolynn Cobleigh lives in New York City. She received her degree in illustration from the School of Visual Arts.
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