The poems in this book are elegantly illustrated and include four different fold-out pages. Consisting of playful as well as powerfully memorable poems, Beastly Verse transports the reader into a richly worded world of tigers, hummingbirds, owls, elephants, pelicans, yaks, snails, and even telephones! A glorious romp of literary playfulness, this book carries children into the poetic realm in a way that is fun and inviting, and inspiring! Representing poems as diverse as Lewis Carroll, William Blake, Robert Desnos, Hilaire Belloc, William Cowper, Christina Rossetti, and D.H. Lawrence. Both short and long, these poems can be read and reread, committed to memory, and enjoyed for years and years. Suitable for ages 4-8.
9.8” l x 0.8” w x 11.2” h