Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young

Publisher: Dragonfly Books

This long beloved poetry treasury from acclaimed anthologist Jack Prelutsky is now available in paperback for the very first time!
 
America's favorite children's poet and anthologist, Jack Prelutsky has selected more than 200 poems for every occasion, every event, every experience that a young child encounters, from waking up in the morning to going to bed at night, all written by popular and well-known twentieth century poets. Each poem is artfully brought to life in the bright, playful illustrations of award-winning artist Marc Brown.

From cover to cover, this fantastic anthology is filled with timeless fun that will open young minds to the magic and meaning of words and enchant both parents and children for generations to come.
 
"A spirited collection, covering the day from dawn to dusk. Exuberantly illustrated." —The New York Times Book Review

READING GUIDE

Dear Parents,

A long time ago, when I was a little boy, years before I went to school, my mother read to me. I loved listening to fairy tales like Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and Hansel and Gretel, I loved books like The Little Engine that Could, but...
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PRAISE FOR

“All truly easy to read aloud.”—The Horn Book Magazine

“Bound to develop an appreciation for poetry at a very young age.”—School Library Journal

“Parents will discover it is as much fun to read as it is for the little ones to hear.”—Chicago Tribune

“Marc Brown’s pictures of children and animals, each lovingly depicted, convey the universal childhood exuberance found in each rhyme.”—Boston Sunday Globe

A Horn Book Fanfare Honor Book

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year