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Once in a Blue Moon

illustrated by Danielle Daniel
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: poetry (see also stories in verse), environment

A book that will inspire readers to connect more deeply with the natural world, from the award winning author of Sometimes I Feel Like A Fox.

Inspired by the expression “once in a blue moon,” Danielle Daniel has created a book of short poems, each one describing a rare or special experience that turns an ordinary day into a memorable one. She de …

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Aquí era el paraíso / Here Was Paradise

Selección de poemas de Humberto Ak’abal / Selected Poems of Humberto Ak’abal

by Humberto Ak'abal, illustrated by Amelia Lau Carling, translated by Hugh Hazelton, edited by Patricia Aldana
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 12
tagged: poetry (see also stories in verse), caribbean & latin america, nature, caribbean & latin american

A collection of poetry by one of the greatest Indigenous poets of the Americas about the vanished world of his childhood — that of the Maya K’iche’.

Aquí era el paraíso / Here Was Paradise is a selection of poems written by the great Maya poet Humberto Ak’abal. They evoke his childhood in and around the Maya K’iche’ village of Momosten …

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Whispers of Mermaids and Wonderful Things

Atlantic Canadian Poetry and Verse for Children

edited by Sheree Fitch & Anne Hunt
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 12
  • Grade: k to 7
tagged: poetry (see also stories in verse), canadian

Carefully curated collection of Atlantic Canada's best poetry for young readers, now available in paperback.

From celebrated children's poet and author Sheree Fitch and early childhood educator Anne Hunt comes a new paperback edition of the celebrated illustrated compendium of Atlantic Canadian poetry and verse for young readers. Spanning centuries …

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Sunny Days

by Deborah Kerbel, illustrated by Miki Sato
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: seasons, poetry (see also stories in verse), weather, camping & outdoor activities

 

With more enticing collage art and sparkling rhyme from the creators of Snow Days, a preschooler’s celebration of sunny weather and all the activities it makes possible

Morning sun, golden skies
Softly waking sleepy eyes

For preschoolers, sunny days are full of possibility. A sunbeam on the ground is the perfect place to curl up with a furry frie …

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Little You / Gidagaashiinh

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Angela Mesic & Margaret Noodin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: new baby, poetry (see also stories in verse), nursery rhymes

? "Van Camp composes a lyrical ode to a newborn child, which is matched in its loveliness by Flett's exquisite, collage-like images of a young one with his or her parents.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

 

Richard Van Camp, internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author of Welcome Song for Baby and We Sang You Home, has partnered …

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We Sang You Home / Kikî-Kîwê-Nikamôstamâtinân

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Mary Cardinal Collins, edited by Cree Literacy Network, read by Heather Gould & Dolores Greyeyes Sand
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: new baby, poetry (see also stories in verse)

In this sweet and lyrical story from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel as they welcome baby into the world. A celebration of the bond between parent and child, this is the perfect song to share with your little ones.
Internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author Rich …

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Little You / kiya kâ-apisîsisiyan

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Mary Cardinal Collins; Cree Literacy Network, read by Christian Down & Dolores Greyeyes Sand
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: new baby, poetry (see also stories in verse), nursery rhymes

? "Van Camp composes a lyrical ode to a newborn child, which is matched in its loveliness by Flett's exquisite, collage-like images of a young one with his or her parents.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

Richard Van Camp, internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author of the hugely successful Welcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for …

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