City I Love

By Lee Bennett Hopkins; Marcellus Hall (Illustrator)
(Harry N. Abrams, Hardcover, 9780810983274, 32pp.)

Publication Date: April 2009

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City I Love sparkles like the lights in Times Square! Featuring eighteen poems that guide the reader on an international tourfrom New York to San Francisco, London to Tokyo, and beyondthis exuberant collection is the perfect read-aloud for city kids, aspiring world travelers, and adventurous spirits everywhere.
Beloved children’s poet Lee Bennett Hopkins and New Yorker artist Marcellus Hall, an exciting children’s book newcomer, have crafted an extraordinary urban-themed collection that celebrates the beauty, diversity, energy, architecture, and excitement of city life.

About the Author
Noted poet Lee Bennett Hopkins has edited or authored numerous books for children, including the I Can Read Books Hamsters, Shells, and Spelling Bees; A Pet for Me: Poems; and the ALA Notable Children's Book Surprises. The recipient of a Christopher Award and the University of Southern Mississippi's Medallion for "lasting contributions to children's literature," Mr. Hopkins lives in Florida.

Marcellus Hall graduated with a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. His art has appeared on the cover of "The" "New Yorker", as well as in "The" "Wall Street Journal", "The" "Atlantic Monthly", and "Time "magazine. His first book for children was "Because You Are My Baby". He lives in New York City, and can also be found at
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