Wonderful Words

Poems About Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening

Wonderful Words

Illustrated by: Karen Barbour / Selected by: Lee Bennett Hopkins
For Ages: 6 - 11
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Come, words, come in your every color.
Whether we are sharing poems or secrets, acting onstage, or just telling jokes, the words we use are our best friends. Join acclaimed poet Lee Bennett Hopkins in this glorious collection celebrating words in speech, reading, language, and drama and how they influence our lives. Works by Emily Dickinson, Eve Merriam, and Nikki Grimes make whispers, metaphors, and dreams come alive, while Karen Barbour's illustrations interpret the magic of language with vivid hues. This is a collection sure to inspire wordsmiths of all ages, over and over. And just maybe there's a poet who didn't know it in you!
  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689835889 | 
  • March 2004 | 
  • Grades 1 - 6

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