Forever Poems for Now and Then

Forever Poems for Now and Then

by Sonya Kurzweil, Amy Kurzweil

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Forever Poems for Now and Then by Sonya Kurzweil, Amy Kurzweil

This eclectic picture book, which creatively blends poetry with striking paintings, is the product of a 10-year collaboration between a mother and daughter. Each original poem in this collection is matched with a classic work of art that will delight both children and adults. Beautifully reproduced examples of realism, impressionism, expressionism, pop, folk, and abstract art are a wonderful accompaniment to poetry that offers simple truths and reveals a moving mother-daughter relationship.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932100396
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Pages: 59
Product dimensions: 10.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Sonya Kurzweil, is a psychotherapist, developmental psychologist, and an instructor in psychology at Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Amy Kurzweil is in the 11th grade at Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts. They both live in Boston, Massachusetts.

What People are Saying About This

David Henry Feldman

"Amy Kurzweil and her mother Sonya have given us a wonderful gift to be enjoyed again and again."
—Professor of Child Development, Tufts University; author, Beyond Universals in Cognitive Development, co-author, Changing the World, A Framework for the Study of Creativity and Nature’s Gambit: Child Prodigies and the Development of Human Potential

Maryanne Wolf

"I don’t know when I’ve seen poignant whimsy in children’s poetry more exquisitely matched with such fine examples of art."
Ed.D., Professor of Child Development; Director, Center for Reading and Language Research, Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development, Tufts University

Tod Machover

"Great masterpieces of visual art are approached with refreshing openness, originality and tenderness and paired with wonderful poems."
Ph.D., Professor of Media, MIT; Director, MIT Symphony Project

Barry Zuckerman

"Wonderful words and rhymes and beautiful colors and pictures. A great way for a parent and a child to spend time."
M.D., Founder and Chairman, Reach Out and Read; Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine; Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center

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