Sounds like a great book! I love “The Tiger” 🙂 poetry is a great thing to incorporate into the classroom, and I definitely want to try and do this. There are so many books of poetry, so it will be difficult to pick and choose which ones – BUT it is good to see what’s out there!
Beastly Verse is a mischievously beautiful work of art. This book of 16 poems is simultaneously gorgeous, thrilling, and very funny. It presents a wide range of delightful poetry from the very familiar “The Tiger” by William Blake and “The Crocodile” by Lewis Carroll to poems that I’m thrilled to be introduced to such as “Eletelephony” by Laura E. Richards and “The Friendly Hen” by Arthur Waugh.
This book should certainly be hailed and celebrated for its incredible design and artwork — as far as books of poetry go there’s nothing I’ve found to rival this book. The use of colors and layout are nothing but perfect. The illustrations match, reflect, and elevate poems you didn’t really think could be added to — and yet here it is.
What is so striking about this book is how appealing Yoon has made poetry to some of the world’s newest members. The vast majority of…
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