Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 March 2001

96 Pages | 30 color & 37 b/w line illus

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195145786

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The Oxford Illustrated Book of American Children's Poems

Edited by Donald Hall

  • This collection, edited by acclaimed children's author and poet Donald Hall, returns to us the forgotten treasures of American children's poetry.
  • Featuring some of the best of children's book illustration-including archival selections from rare and early editions and pictures from now defunct 19th- and early-20th-century children's magazines
  • Immediately recognizable names, including Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg, and T. S. Eliot are joined by talented contemporary poets like Gwendolyn Brooks, Sandra Cisneros, Janet S. Wong, and others.
  • In recognition of America's diverse nature, the selections in this anthology reflect a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  • Children will love discovering these gems, and both parents and teachers will delight in reading to children from this book.

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