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Rhymes and Verses (Owlet Book)

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A beloved classic of childrens poetry

Only the rarest kind of best in anything can be good enough for the young,” wrote Walter de la Mare, and this handsome reissue of Rhymes and Verses, an anthology of all his poems for children, does indeed offer the “rarest kind of best” to a new generation of young people.

De la Mares verse recaptures the direct appeal of the nursery rhyme in poems of amazing variety, poems marked by charm and freshness and an irresistible rhythmic force and immediacy. They should be part of every childs reading experience.

Synopsis:

A beloved classic of children's poetry

""Only the rarest kind of best in anything can be good enough for the young,"" wrote Walter de la Mare, and this handsome reissue of "Rhymes and Verses," an anthology of all his poems for children, does indeed offer the "rarest kind of best" to a new generation of young people.

De la Mare's verse recaptures the direct appeal of the nursery rhyme in poems of amazing variety, poems marked by charm and freshness and an irresistible rhythmic force and immediacy. They should be part of every child's reading experience.

A beloved classic of children's poetry

""Only the rarest kind of best in anything can be good enough for the young,"" wrote Walter de la Mare, and this handsome reissue of "Rhymes and Verses," an anthology of all his poems for children, does indeed offer the "rarest kind of best" to a new generation of young people.

De la Mare's verse recaptures the direct appeal of the nursery rhyme in poems of amazing variety, poems marked by charm and freshness and an irresistible rhythmic force and immediacy. They should be part of every child's reading experience.


Synopsis:

De la Mare's verse recaptures the direct appeal of the nursery rhyme in poems of amazing variety, poems marked by charm and freshness and an irresistible rhythmic force and immediacy. They should be part of every child's reading experience.

About the Author

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956), a prolific poet, editor, and novelist, is best remembered for his stories and poems for children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805071924
ill.:
Blaisdell, Elinore
Author:
Blaisdell, Elinore
Author:
Mare, Walter de La
Author:
de La Mare, Walter
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Poetry / Plays
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Children's poetry, English
Subject:
Poetry : General
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Poetry
Series:
Owlet Book
Series Volume:
28
Publication Date:
20020901
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations throughout
Pages:
370
Dimensions:
9.24x6.32x1.21 in. 1.39 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Rhymes and Verses (Owlet Book)
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Product details 370 pages Henry Holt & Company - English 9780805071924 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A beloved classic of children's poetry

""Only the rarest kind of best in anything can be good enough for the young,"" wrote Walter de la Mare, and this handsome reissue of "Rhymes and Verses," an anthology of all his poems for children, does indeed offer the "rarest kind of best" to a new generation of young people.

De la Mare's verse recaptures the direct appeal of the nursery rhyme in poems of amazing variety, poems marked by charm and freshness and an irresistible rhythmic force and immediacy. They should be part of every child's reading experience.

A beloved classic of children's poetry

""Only the rarest kind of best in anything can be good enough for the young,"" wrote Walter de la Mare, and this handsome reissue of "Rhymes and Verses," an anthology of all his poems for children, does indeed offer the "rarest kind of best" to a new generation of young people.

De la Mare's verse recaptures the direct appeal of the nursery rhyme in poems of amazing variety, poems marked by charm and freshness and an irresistible rhythmic force and immediacy. They should be part of every child's reading experience.


"Synopsis" by , De la Mare's verse recaptures the direct appeal of the nursery rhyme in poems of amazing variety, poems marked by charm and freshness and an irresistible rhythmic force and immediacy. They should be part of every child's reading experience.
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