This is a Poem that Heals Fish
Publication Date: March 20, 2007
Categories: Poetry - General
Follows young Arthur as he ventures into his neighborhood to find out what a poem is.
Jean-Pierre Siméon 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 Supérieure 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.
"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