Author(s): Jane Yolen; Andrew Peters
This exuberant celebration of poetry is an essential book for every young one's library and a georgeous 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.
Jane Yolen is the author of more than 250 books for children and young adults, including the bestselling How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? and its sequels, illustrated by Mark Teague. Jane lives in Massachusetts, USA, and in Scotland. Polly Dunbar studied illustration at Brighton Art School, and now lives and works in Brighton. She is the author and illustrator of the Tilly and Friends series of books, Flyaway Katie and Dog Blue. She also collaborated with her mother, distinguished author Joyce Dunbar, on the picture book Shoe Baby.