Behind the Museum Door

Behind the Museum Door

Poems to Celebrate the Wonders of Museums

By Lee Bennett Hopkins; Stacey Dressen-McQueen (Illustrator)

ABRAMS, Hardcover, 9780810912045, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 2007

Full-color images of art, artifacts, and anthropological treasures found in museum collections are coupled with stunning poetry by acclaimed writers in this unique volume. The lively verse captures the wonder and amazement of the exhibition experience that youngsters can bring home with them.

About the Author
LEE BENNETT HOPKINS, acclaimed poet and writer, has created numerous award-winning poetry anthologies for young readers. He is the recipient of the 2009 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children, which honors his body of work. Hopkins's books have won many accolades, and in early 2015, a third award was established in his name: the Lee Bennett Hopkins SCBWI Poetry Award, to "recognize and encourage the publication of an excellentbook of poetry or anthology for children and/or young adults." He lives in Cape Coral, Florida.

Stacey Dressen-McQueen lives in Portland, Oregon. This is her second book.