This Is a Poem That Heals Fish

This Is a Poem That Heals Fish Cover

This Is a Poem That Heals Fish

By Jean-Pierre Simeon; Olivier Tallec (Illustrator)

Enchanted Lion Books, Hardcover, 9781592700677, 48pp.

Publication Date: March 20, 2007

Description

"Exuding magic and unbridled creativity on every page, this is a book with the potential to heal more than just fish." "Publishers Weekly"

"An enchantingly abstract invitation to ponder poetry." "Kirkus Reviews"

"A great book for any age At this very moment, it feels like one of the best books I've ever bought " A Year of Reading blog.



About the Author
Jean-Pierre Simeon is a poet, novelist and dramatist. He is a professor of modern languages and literature who has worked prodigiously in the field of poetry. He has published regularly since 1984 and has received the Antonin Artaud Prize (1984), the Guillaime Apollinaire Prize (1994)and the Max Jacob Prize (2006). Olivier Tallec was born in Brittany in 1970. After graduating from the Ecole Superieure d'Art graphique in Paris he worked in advertising as a graphic designer, after which he devoted himself to illustration. Since then he has done numerous illustrations for newspapers and magazines and has illustrated over 50 books for children."


Praise For This Is a Poem That Heals Fish

"This Is A Poem That Heals Fish is a rare little miracle of a book. It manages the brilliant trick of explaining the abstract concept of a 'poem' to a child through the simple but effective art of demonstration. The book itself is a perfectly constructed poem."- posterband.com

"Exuding magic and unbridled creativity on every page, this is a book with the potential to heal more than just fish." - Publishers Weekly

"An enchantingly abstract invitation to ponder poetry." - Kirkus Reviews

A great book for any age! At this very moment, it feels like one of the best books I’ve ever bought!” A Year of Reading