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Margaret K. McElderry Books

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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Combining a diverse selection of classic quotations and forty-eight poems, twelve for each of the four seasons, with the energetic... and colorful paintings of a Caldecott Medal winning illustratror, this is the definitive collection of poems about the seasons for children and adults. Spring births a polliwog that becomes a full frog; in summer, wildflowers choreograph an extravaganza; autumns apples are found in generations of peoples pockets; and winters snowfall makes inanimate objects more beautiful than we could ever imagine. In addition to master poets Carl Sandburg, Richard Brautigan, Joseph Bruhac, and Karla Kuskin, twnety-nine of the poems have been especially commissioned by a host of contemporary poets such as Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Joan Bransfield Graham, J. Patrick Lewis, and Marilyn Singer. The exciting, bold palette of Caldecott Medallist David Diaz brings the seasons to life and asks us to look at the seasons all over again, for the first time. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/9/2010 Pages: 96 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Lee Bennett Hopkins Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Dimensions: 9.83in length x 10.72in width x 0.6in height Weight: 25.6oz. Read More

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