Synopses & Reviews
Beloved childrenandrsquo;s poet and anthologizer Lee Bennett Hopkins has produced more than 100 volumes of poetry throughout his illustrious career, but Lullaby and Kisses Sweet
is his first collection geared toward babies and toddlers. Featuring 30 original poems by esteemed childrenandrsquo;s writers like Jane Yolen, Marilyn Singer, and J. Patrick Lewis, the book introduces the youngest readers to loving rhymes in a playful, accessible way.
This beautifully designed casebound board book is organized into five themesandmdash;Family, Food, andldquo;Firsts,andrdquo; Playtime, and Bedtimeandmdash;while cuddly, anthropomorphized animals make the poems friendly and relatable. Lullaby and Kisses Sweet fosters the love of poetry and is the perfect gift for babies, toddlers, and their poetry-loving parents.
andquot;This tender, keepsake-worthy collection includes 30 poems about subjects near and dear to the lives of youngest children.andquot;
andquot;Young board-book listeners will be happy when their caregivers take Hopkinsand#39; advice: and#39;Read to meandmdash;thenandmdash; / read to me / read to me / again and again.and#39;andquot;
City I Love
sparkles like the lights in Times Square! Featuring eighteen poems that guide the reader on an international tourand#151;from New York to San Francisco, London to Tokyo, and beyondand#151;this exuberant collection is the perfect read-aloud for city kids, aspiring world travelers, and adventurous spirits everywhere.
Beloved childrenand#8217;s poet Lee Bennett Hopkins and New Yorker artist Marcellus Hall, an exciting childrenand#8217;s book newcomer, have crafted an extraordinary urban-themed collection that celebrates the beauty, diversity, energy, architecture, and excitement of city life.
About the Author
Lee Bennett Hopkins has written and edited numerous celebrated poetry collections, including Behind the Museum Door, My America, and Home to Me. He lives in Cape Coral, Florida. Marcellus Hall has created artwork for many magazines, including the New Yorker and Time. He is also the illustrator of Because You Are My Baby. City I Love is his second book for children. Raised in Minneapolis, he now lives in New York City.