Publisher description for Here's a little poem : a very first book of poetry / collected by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters ; illustrated by Polly Dunbar.
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This exuberant celebration of poetry is an essential book for every young one’s library and a georgeous gift to be both shared and treasured.
Sit back and savor a superb collection of more than sixty poems by a wide range of talented writers, from Margaret Wise Brown to Gertrude Stein, Langston Hughes to A. A. Milne. Greeting the morning, enjoying the adventures of the day, cuddling up to a cozy bedtime — these are poems that highlight the moments of a toddler’s world from dawn to dusk. Carefully gathered by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters and delightfully illustrated by Polly Dunbar, HERE'S A LITTLE POEM offers a comprehensive introduction to some remarkable poets, even as it captures a very young child’s intense delight in the experiences and rituals of every new day.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Children's poetry, American.
Children's poetry, English.