Knock at a Star: A Child's Introduction to Poetry (Rev)
X. J. Kennedy (Author) Dorothy M Kennedy (Author)
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DescriptionThe perfect classic anthology of poetry for today's young readers.
A classic poetry anthology, Knock at a Star contains lively, interesting poems from the most beloved writers and poets of our time, past and present, including Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, Jack Prelutsky, Mary Ann Hoberman, and more!
This anthology contains special kinds of poetry, such as haikus, songs, and limerick, and discusses with the reader what poems can do: make you laugh, send messages, and teach you about images and rhythm.
A collection that is joyously assembled and will be joyously read!
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
September 01, 1999
5.9 X 8.3 X 0.6 inches | 0.45 pounds
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About the Author
X. J. Kennedy has written poetry, children's verse, and fiction as well as textbooks on writing and literature. Before becoming a full-time writer, he taught at the University of Michigan, the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Tufts University, Wellesley College, the University of California-Irvine, and Leeds University. He now lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, with his wife and sometime coauthor, Dorothy M. Kennedy.