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Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young

Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young

by Jack Prelutsky Illustrated by Marc Brown

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.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Number of Pages
112
Genre
Nursery Rhymes, Poetry and Rhymes

About the Author and Illustrator

Jack Prelutsky Though Jack Prelutsky once believed poetry was the literary equivalent of liver ("I was told that it was good for me, but I wasn't convinced"), his verse has been turning children into poetry lovers for years.
Marc Brown Children's author and illustrator Marc Brown of the famous Arthur the Aardvark book series connects with his readers in person by visiting children in schools. Sse how they inspire him.

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