Adults will love reading it to children, and children will love the book when they become adults.
As diverse as the poetry selections are, there is still something coherent about them -- they fit together and work together in a very satisfying way.
Every page has a beautiful watercolor illustration by Jon J Muth, and the pictures capture not only the subject but also the spirit of the poems.
Very nice book of poems I purchased for my granddaughter. We enjoyed reading them together.Published 22 days ago by Veronica Johnson
My go-to gift for new parents and/or grandparents. This is a real classic and a wonderful way for families to connect.Published 3 months ago by Book Lover
I have bought at least 10 of these for gifts to families with young children. Organized into categories that make sense to children, including Animals, Seasons, Silly, Bedtime... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Hiking Mama
The page are high quality with interesting pictures. The poems we know and are well done. It will certainly hold a child's interest.Published 7 months ago by S. Hobbs
When you open this book, the gorgeous paintings on each page will make your eyes tear. And the poems they illustrate include some of the most important to grace our world. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Maureen Kilbourn
This is a wonderful selection of poems--some I know, some new to me accompanied by incredible illustrations. I bought two sets--one for me and one for my daughter.Published 11 months ago by Karen Kuskin-Smith
I have bought this book for each of my grandchildren and for many other children. It's my "go to" gift for toddlers and up. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Pat C.
Of course, I read it first. I was thrilled as was the recipient. It is a wonderful mixture of new and old standbys.Published 14 months ago by BeFree