Here's a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry (Hardcover)

A Very First Book of Poetry

By Jane Yolen (Editor), Andrew Fusek Peters (Editor), Polly Dunbar (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763631413, 112pp.

Publication Date: December 20, 2011

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Description

This exuberant celebration of poetry is an essential book for every young one's library and a gorgeous gift to be both shared and treasured.
Sit back and savor a superb collection of more than sixty poems by a wide range of talented writers, from Margaret Wise Brown to Gertrude Stein, Langston Hughes to A. A. Milne. Greeting the morning, enjoying the adventures of the day, cuddling up to a cozy bedtime -- these are poems that highlight the moments of a toddler's world from dawn to dusk. Carefully gathered by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters and delightfully illustrated by Polly Dunbar, HERE'S A LITTLE POEM offers a comprehensive introduction to some remarkable poets, even as it captures a very young child's intense delight in the experiences and rituals of every new day.
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