Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young
Author: Jack Prelutsky
Illustrator: Marc Brown
Introduction by: Jim Trelease
Songs and Rhymes
First published in 1986 and just as fresh and relevant today, this widely acclaimed, child-friendly poetry anthology is now being reissued with a striking new jacket. In his introduction to this book Jim Trelease, bestselling author of "The Read-Aloud Handbook," writes, "No one better recognizes the essence of the child-poetry connection than poet and anthologist Jack Prelutsky... Here are more than 200 little poems to feed little people with little attention spans to help both grow. Marc Brown's inviting illustrations add a visual dimension to the poems, which further engage young imaginations."
The poems are by 119 of the best-known poets of the 20th century.