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Behind the Museum Door: Poems to Celebrate the Wonders of Museums

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Publisher Comments:

Praise for Lee Bennett Hopkins

University of Southern Mississippi Medallion for “outstanding contributions to the field of children’s literature”

Parents Choice Gold Award winner

Christopher Award winner

“Hopkins . . . captures the wonder and exuberance of childhood.”—School Library Journal

Fourteen poems on the many dazzling collections featured in museums

The art, artifacts, and anthropological treasures found in museum collections are coupled with stunning poetry by acclaimed writers Lee Bennett Hopkins, Jane Yolen, Myra Cohn Livingston, Rebecca Kai Dotlich, and many more in this unique volume. Perfect for art, natural history, and children’s museums, this is also an ideal book for classroom teachers before they bring their students on a museum visit. The lively verse captures the wonder and amazement of the exhibition experience, from mummies to medieval relics, and from fine art to fossils.

Selected by children’s poetry luminary Lee Bennett Hopkins and illustrated by award-winning artist Stacey Dressen-McQueen, Behind the Museum Door will allow young readers to bring the experience home with them to enjoy again and again, long after the museum doors are closed.

Synopsis:

Full-color images of art, artifacts, and anthropological treasures found in museum collections are coupled with stunning poetry by acclaimed writers in this unique volume. The lively verse captures the wonder and amazement of the exhibition experience that youngsters can bring home with them.

About the Author

Lee Bennett Hopkins has written and edited numerous award-winning books of poetry for children. A renowned poet who sponsors an annual poetry award, Lee lives in Cape Coral, Florida.Stacey Dressen-McQueen was recognized in Publishers Weekly’s annual Cuffie feature as a “promising new illustrator.” She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810912045
Author:
Hopkins, Lee Bennett (edt)
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Illustrator:
Dressen-McQueen, Stacey
Author:
Hopkins, Lee Bennett
Author:
Dressen-McQueen, Stacey
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Poetry / Plays
Subject:
Museums
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
Museums; art; science; nature
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Children's poetry
Copyright:
Publication Date:
April 2007
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.76x8.92x.43 in. .90 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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