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Cool Melons-Turn to Frogs!: The Life and Poems of Issa

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Born in 1763 on a farm in central Japan, Issa began writing haiku as a young child. Matthew Gollub has integrated the story of Issa's life and selections of his best-known work with Kazuko Stone's visual interpretations in the form of whimsical watercolors. Full color.

Synopsis:

A biography and introduction to the work of the Japanese haiku poet whose love for nature finds expression in the more than thirty poems included in this book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781880000717
ill.:
Stone, Kazuko G.
Author:
Stone, Kazuko G.
Author:
Gollub, Matthew W.
Author:
Gollub, Matthew
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's poetry
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Haiku
Subject:
Poets, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Edo period, 1600-1868
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Literary
Subject:
Kobayashi, Issa
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
10.68x8.59x.41 in. .93 lbs.
Age Level:
04-12

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Children's » Nonfiction » Biographies
Children's » Poetry » General
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