Synopses & Reviews
Over 700 classic and modern poems written by poets from William Shakespeare to J. R. R. Tolkien, Emily Dickinson to Langston Hughes, and covering a range of favorite topics—pets, playtime, family, nature, and nonsense—ensure that theres a poem to please every child. A truly comprehensive collection that is the ideal way of introducing children to the joys of reading poetry.
Helen Ferris edited 17 books for young readers and was editor-in-chief of the Junior Literary Guild from 1929-1959.
Leonard Weisgard was one of the foremost illustrators in the childrens book field, with more than 200 books to his name.