Poetry for Young People: The Seasons

Poetry for Young People: The Seasons


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The cornerstone series that has sold more than a million copies--and earned lavish critical acclaim.

With its blend of poetic brilliance and exquisite art, the Poetry for Young People series has won the admiration of critics, educators, children, and parents alike. Every breathtaking volume in this celebrated bestselling collection features an introduction to each poem, full-page images, annotations that define unfamiliar vocabulary, and fascinating biographical information.

John N Serio, editor of Poetry for Young People: Wallace Stevens, and Robert Crockett, illustrator of Poetry for Young People: William Carlos Williams have combined talents to create an absolutely charming and appealing anthology--and one that teachers will joyfully welcome in the classroom, parents to their homes, and childrento their reading and listening enjoyment. With works by such poets as Shakespeare, Langston Hughes, e.e. cummings, and Nikki Giovanni, plus a haiku for every season, it spans the year exquisitely. The superb, yet always child-friendly, images make this a volume not to be missed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402712548
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 10/01/2005
Series: Poetry for Young People Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 525,662
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Editor and professor John N. Serio, PhD, is an expert in American poetry who also served as the editor of Sterling's Poetry for Young People: Wallace Stevens. A professor emeritus at Clarkson University, he edited The Wallace Stevens Journal for nearly 30 years and has published four books on Wallace Stevens, including Wallace Stevens: Selected Poems (Knopf). Professor Serio has been the recipient of Fulbrights to Greece and Belgium and has taught for the Semester at Sea program on four voyages. He recently received the Distinguished Editor Award by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals. He lives in Tyler, TX.
Award-winning illustrator Robert Crockett (the alter ego of artist Robert Hunt) lives in San Anselmo, CA. He has created illustrations for many major publications, hundreds of book covers, and numerous special projects including the Dreamworks logo, motion logos, advertisements, annual reports, packaging, and documentary projects on the Bay Bridge Earthquake reconstruction and the Tour de France. His work can be found in many private and corporate collections. An Associate Professor at the California College of the Arts (formerly CCAC), he currently teaches illustration, professional practice, and painting. See more of his work at roberthuntstudio.com.

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Poetry for Young People - The Seasons 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
mrsarey on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Excellent collection of various poems about the seasons.
lpeal on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a book about poems throught he seasons. They are from numerous authors. I enjoyed theis book because it made me see the seasons in a whole new light. This is a great example for kids to look at when they are writing haikus.
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