A Poke in the I

A Poke in the I

A Collection of Concrete Poems

Book - 2001
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Random House, Inc.
Even kids who don’t know they like poetry will love this playful, visually accessible collection of thirty concrete poems—illustrated by a Caldecott Honor artist!

Concrete poems startle and delight the eye and mind. The size and arrangement of words—or even just letters on the page can add or alter meaning, and poems can take the shape of crows and fly off the page. Or become a balloon filled with rhyme drifting away from outstretched hands. Or fourteen exuberant lines can become "Joy Sonnet in a Random Universe." Here in a single extraordinary volume are thirty poems from some of the world’s finest visual poets, including John Hollander, Emmett Williams, Maureen W. Armour, and Douglas Florian—a spirited "poke in the I" brought to you by the very talented Paul B. Janeczko and Chris Raschka.

Baker & Taylor
A boldly illustrated picture book offers young readers of all ages a collection of poetry from numerous visual poets, including Maureen W. Armour and John Hollander. 25,000 first printing.

& Taylor

Offers a collection of poetry for young readers from numerous visual poets, including Maureen W. Armour and John Hollander.

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780763606619
Branch Call Number: J 811 Pok
811 Pok
Characteristics: 35 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm


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Nov 07, 2011

A book of tons of great concrete poems! Mostly humourous concrete poems which is even beter!!!!

Aug 17, 2011

Awesome collection of concrete poems. Mandatory for any teacher to have in their classroom.


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