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Pocket Poems
     

Pocket Poems

by Bobbi Katz, Marilyn Hafner (Illustrator)
 

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This lively collection is packed with kid-friendly, "pocket-sized" poems of eight lines or less by such well-known poets as Eve Merriam, Karla Kuskin, and the anthologist herself, Bobbi Katz. The easy-to-memorize, pint-sized poems reflect many different facets of children's lives and are embellished with witty, winning art by the beloved Marylin Hafner,

Overview

This lively collection is packed with kid-friendly, "pocket-sized" poems of eight lines or less by such well-known poets as Eve Merriam, Karla Kuskin, and the anthologist herself, Bobbi Katz. The easy-to-memorize, pint-sized poems reflect many different facets of children's lives and are embellished with witty, winning art by the beloved Marylin Hafner, making a package that will be welcomed by children and their teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780525471721
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/08/2004
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Bobbi Katz’s first collection of poems was titles Upside Down and Inside Out: Poem for All Your Pockets. Now, forty years and many books later, she is still connecting poems and pockets. She says a pocket is “a safe place to store a small treasure or a key.”
            A highly respected and anthologized poet, Bobbi Katz has worked as a writer and editor and published many books. She lives in New York City and upstate New York. Visit her website at www.bobbikatz.com.
 
Marilyn Hafner was the well-known and versatile author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Molly and Emmett books, based on the characters she developed for Ladybug magazine. She also illustrated the Bunnies books by Kathryn Lasky and the M & M books by Pat Ross, as well as many others throughout her illustrious career. Ms. Hafner died on October 31, 2008.

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