Praise for books in the POETRY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE series...
"It is particularly heartening to come upon...The Poetry for Young People serieswhich] should be commended for recognizing that secure stepping stones hold infinitely more hope than forced marches."—Washington Post Book World
"Satisfies in every way."—School Library Journal
"Engaging...both informs and intrigues....The editors of these handsome collections...have chosen well, bringing together about 20 of each great poet's most accessible, compelling poems...The fullcolor paintings on each page are beautiful."—Booklist
"Nothing short of breathtaking."—Parents
They're perfect marriages of classic poetry and beautiful art
Every breathtaking volume in this critically acclaimed, best-selling series features exquisite full-color illustrations that enhance each verse and a renowned scholar's guidance to help children understand and love poetry. Also included is an introduction to each poem, full annotations that define unfamiliar vocabulary, and fascinating biographical information.