Sky Magic

By Hopkins, Lee Bennett

Publishers Summary:
Renowned poet and anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins takes readers from sunrise to sunset as he presents whimsical and witty poems that pay tribute to the sun, moon, and stars. This beautiful collection brings together old favorites from the likes of Tennessee Williams and Carl Sandburg and new offerings from such poets as Georgia Heard and Tony Johnston. The brief poems inspire surprise, awe, and wonder as they give room and scope to stunning and thought-provoking paintings by illustrator Mariusz Stawarski.

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ISBN
978-0-52547-862-1
Publisher
Dutton


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 2009

Gr 1-3 Hopkins has gathered 14 poems about the sun, moon, and stars. Some are by well-known authors, like Carl Sandburg and Tennessee Williams, while others are less familiar. Almost all of the selections are short, wistful, free verse, and well crafted. The dreamlike tone is reflected in Stawarski's quasi-surreal...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2009

This mesmerizing picture-book poetry compilation takes in the whole sky, from sunrise to the nighttime stars. The fourteen selections include several by familiar children's poets (Rebecca Kai Dotlich, David McCord, Alice Schertle, Ashley Bryan), but there's also the surprising yet delightful choice of a passage from Tennessee W...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Starred Review on January 1, 2009

The fourteen selections in this mesmerizing picture-book poetry compilation cover the whole sky, from sunrise to nighttime stars. Ea...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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