Incredible Inventions: Poems

Lee Bennett Hopkins (Author) Julia Sarcone-Roach (Illustrator)
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Description

Inventions can be big, like roller coasters, or small, like crayons. And inventors can be scientists or athletes or even boys and girls It's hard to imagine life without Popsicles, basketball, or Band-Aids, but they all started with just one person and a little imagination.

With sixteen original poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins and Julia Sarcone-Roach's imaginative artwork, Incredible Inventions celebrates creativity that comes in all shapes and sizes.

What will you invent today?

Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Greenwillow Books
Publish Date
March 03, 2009
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.88 X 0.39 X 11.02 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780060872458
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About the Author

LEE BENNETT HOPKINS is a distinguished poet, writer, and anthologist whose poetry collections include the highly acclaimed Hand in Hand: An American History Through Poetry, illustrated by Peter Fiore, and My America: A Poetry Atlas of the United States, and America at War, both illustrated by Stephen Alcorn. Mr. Hopkins's numerous awards include the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion for "lasting contributions to children's literature" and both the Christopher Award and a Golden Kite Honor for his verse novel Been to Yesterdays: Poems of a Life. He lives in Cape Coral, Florida.

Julia Sarcone-Roach's animated short Call of the Wild has shown at numerous film festivals around the world. She attended the Rhode Island School of Design. This is her first book. Julia Sarcone-Roach lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Reviews

"This compendium of small poems about common inventions will entertain and inform a wide span of age groups, either as a read-aloud, read-together or read-alone."--Kirkus Reviews
"This anthology does an excellent job of uniting the creativity of words, art, and innovation. It will spark children's curiosity and hold their interest."--School Library Journal