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Ode to Childhood Poetry to Celebrate the Child | Book Spotlight

The Children’s Book Review | April 1, 2014

Celebrate National Poetry Month!

Ode to Childhood Poetry to Celebrate the ChildOde to Childhood: Poetry to Celebrate the Child

By Samuel Carr.

Age Range: Ages 9 and up

Hardcover: 50 pages

Celebrate children! Featuring work by some of the world’s great poets, this beautifully illustrated anthology captures all the charms, beauty, and love of childhood. The selections include William Blake’s gentle “A Cradle Song,” Walt Whitman’s “There Was a Child Went Forth,” and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s “The Children’s Hour,” as well as verses by Milton, Wordsworth, Christina Rossetti, and more.

About the Author

Samuel Carr was the editor of a series of anthologies of poetry, including Ode to the Countryside and Ode to Flowers, as well as Classic Hymns and Poems (all Batsford).

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  • Congratulations, Deanna A.! A copy of this book will be coming your way very soon. Enjoy!

    May 1, 2014

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