Classic poetry : an illustrated collection
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Published:
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 1998.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
Physical Desc:
159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Status:
Donelson Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
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Oliver Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
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Description
An ideal gift book for children and adults, this beautiful keepsake volume is the essential collection of classic poetry. Poetry provides the best introduction to the marvels of the English language. This volume, collected by award-winning author Michael Rosen, presents a glorious selection of classic poetry, chronologically arranged from the seventeenth century to modern day--poems by such celebrated poets as William Shakespeare, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Emily Dickinson, Carl Sandburg, and Langston Hughes-- complete with biographical sketches of the poets, information on individual poems, and notes on poetic forms. Paul Howard's full-color illustrations illuminate some of the most brilliant poems of the English-speaking world with stunning breadth and beauty. A book to be treasured, Classic Poetry belongs on every shelf--every child should know these poems and keep this book with them as they grow.
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English
ISBN:
1564028909, 9781564028907, 9780763642105, 076364210X

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Includes index.
Description
A collection of favorite poems by such writers as William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Edward Lear, Walt Whitman, and Langston Hughes, with portraits of the poets, brief biographical background, and illustrations.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Rosen, M., & Howard, P. (1998). Classic poetry: an illustrated collection. 1st U.S. ed. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rosen, Michael, 1946- and Paul Howard. 1998. Classic Poetry: An Illustrated Collection. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Rosen, Michael, 1946- and Paul Howard, Classic Poetry: An Illustrated Collection. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 1998.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rosen, Michael, and Paul Howard. Classic Poetry: An Illustrated Collection. 1st U.S. ed. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 1998. Print.

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