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Title The Bill Martin Jr. big book of poetry / edited by Bill Martin Jr. with Michael Sampson ; foreword by Eric Carle ; afterword by Steven Kellogg.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2008.
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 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 811.008 BIL    DUE 12-15-20
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 811.008 BIL    AVAILABLE
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Description 175 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Foreword / Eric Carle -- The Pasture / Robert Frost -- Animals. Something told the wild geese / Rachel Field -- Mice / Rose Fyleman -- Caterpillars / Aileen L. Fisher -- The Wolf / Georgia Roberts Durston -- A Bird came down the walk / Emily Dickinson -- Baby chick / Aileen L. Fisher -- A Kitten / Eleanor Farjeon -- Crocodile / Anonymous -- Foxes / Mary Ann Hoberman -- The Woodpecker / Elizabeth Maddox Roberts -- World of Nature. Weather / Anonymous -- Clouds / Christina G. Rossetti -- Who has seen the wind? / Christina G. Rossetti -- The Muddy puddle / Dennis Lee -- Fog / Carl Sandburg -- Spring rain / Marchette Chute -- The Rainbow / Christina G. Rossetti -- What is pink? / Christina G. Rossetti -- Open house / Aileen L. Fisher -- The Little rose tree / Rachel Field -- Afternoon on a hill / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Metaphor / Eve Merriam -- Eyes in the night / Margaret Wise Brown -- Sleeping outdoors / Marchette Chute -- The Star / Jane Taylor -- Until we built a cabin / Aileen L. Fisher -- Wise / Aileen L. Fisher -- Taking turns / Norma Farber -- To look at any thing / John Moffitt -- Hurt no living thing / Christina G. Rossetti -- Around the year. The Months / Anonymous -- New Year's day / Rachel Field -- To my valentine / Anonymous -- March winds and April showers / Mother Goose -- April rain song / Langston Hughes -- Green grass & Dandelions / Margaret Wise Brown -- Autumn / Emily Dickinson -- October / Robert Frost -- The Last word of a Bluebird / Robert Frost -- I heard a bird sing / Oliver Herford -- Thanksgiving day / L. Maria Child -- Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost -- Happy Hanukkah! / Eva Grant -- Christmas song / Margaret Wise Brown -- People and places. City song / Bill Martin Jr ; Michael Sampson -- Skyscraper / Dennis Lee -- Subways are people / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- Climbing / Aileen L. Fisher -- In the woods / Margaret Wise Brown -- Knoxville, Tennessee / Nikki Giovanni -- Child of the sun / Lillian M. Fisher -- Postman's song / Margaret Wise Brown -- The Park / James S. Tippett -- So many nights / Margaret Wise Brown -- Manhattan lullaby / Rachel Field -- Once upon a time / Bill Martin Jr. ; Michael Sampson -- School time. First day of school / Aileen L. Fisher -- Pick me, please / Kalli Dakos -- SOS / Beverly McLoughland -- Take a number / Mary O'Neill -- I brought a worm / Kalli Dakos -- Ten little caterpillars / Bill Martin Jr. -- Word builder / Ann Whitford Paul -- Under the microscope / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- Poor substitute / Kalli Dakos -- Me and My Feelings. The Swing / Robert Louis Stevenson -- I've got an itch / Jack Prelutsky -- Papa says / Libby Stopple -- This tooth / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- Bursting / Dorothy Aldis -- My shadow / Robert Louis Stevenson -- I am running in a circle / Jack Prelutsky -- Tiptoe / Karla Kuskin -- My dog / Marchette Chute -- Vacation / Mary Ann Hoberman -- Kick a little stone / Dorothy Aldis -- I keep three wishes ready / Annette Wynne -- The Dark / Myra Cohn Livingston -- Bed in summer / Robert Louis Stevenson -- If I were in charge of the world / Judith Viorst -- Painting the gate / May Swenson -- My star / Myra Cohn Livingston -- Dreamer / Langston Hughes -- Family and Home. Grandpa's stories / Langston Hughes -- in daddy's arms / Folami Abiade -- Promises / David A. Anderson -- A Social mixer / X.J. Kennedy -- My little sister / William Wise -- Some things don't make any sense at all / Judith Viorst -- I love you little / Anonymous -- Food for me. On eating porridge made of peas / Louis Phillips -- I eat my peas with honey / Anonymous -- Speak clearly / Martin Gardner -- Let there be pizza on Earth / David Canzoneri ; Bill Martin Jr. -- Mummy slept late and daddy fixed breakfast / John Ciardi -- Oodles of noodles / Lucia ; James L. Hymes Jr. -- Herbert Glerbertt / Jack Prelutsky -- O Sliver of Liver / Myra Cohn Liv
Note Includes index.
Summary The definitive anthology of children's poetry with beautiful illustrations.
Subject American poetry -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Martin, Bill, 1916-2004.
Sampson, Michael.
Added Title Big book of poetry
ISBN 9781416939719
1416939717
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