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Description - Poetry for Kids: Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman

Introduce children to the work of celebrated American poet Walt Whitman!Carefully chosen for kids, 35 illustrated poems are presented and explained by New York University professor Karen Karbenier, PhD, a Whitman expert. Walt Whitman includes enlightening commentary for each poem, definitions of key words, and a foreword by the expert. Vibrant illustrations invigorate the poetry.Starting off with I Hear America Singing, the collection includes excerpts from Song of Myself, O Captain! My Captain!, poems from Leaves of Grass, and many more thought-provoking, descriptive, and kid-friendly selections.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781633221505
ISBN-10: 1633221504
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 203mm x mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: MoonDance Press
Publisher: MoonDance Press
Publish Date: 4-May-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Walt Whitman

Karen Karbiener is a Master Teacher of Liberal Studies at NYU with a PhD from Columbia University. As a scholar of 19th-century American literature and culture with a special interest in Walt Whitman, she is the author of The Modern Scholar lecture series: Walt Whitman and the Birth of Modern American Poetry. She lives in New York City.Freelance illustrator and fine artist Kate Evans has worked for many high-profile clients, including Random House, HarperCollins, V and A Magazine, The Guardian, and National Geographic. Her illustrations have been published in many countries around the world.Combining delicate line drawings with watercolor washes, Kate produces images that reflect the richness of their subject matter. Her illustrations suggest subtle emotional states and have been frequently used by publishers to capture the complexity of particular places and situations.

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