City I Love

By Lee Bennett Hopkins; Marcellus Hall (Illustrator)
(Abrams Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780810983274, 32pp.)

Publication Date: April 2009

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Description
"City I Love "sparkles like the lights in Times Square Featuring eighteen poems that guide the reader on an international tour--from New York to San Francisco, London to Tokyo, and beyond--this 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
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.



Marcellus Hall graduated 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", and "Time" magazine. His first book for children was "Because You Are My Baby" (2008). He lives in New York City, and can also be found at MarcellusHall.com.
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