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The Children’s Book Review | April 1, 2014

Ode to Childhood Poetry to Celebrate the ChildCelebrate National Poetry Month! Enter to win a copy of Ode to Childhood: Poetry to Celebrate the Child by Samuel Carr.

One (1) winner receives:

  • A a copy of Ode to Childhood: Poetry to Celebrate the Child.

Giveaway begins April 1, 2014, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends April 30, 2014, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Age Range: Ages 9 and up

Hardcover: 50 pages

By Nicki Richesin, The Children’s Book Review
Published: April 25, 2012

Beautiful Dreamers

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we’ve hand-picked ten many-splendored new books. Children are born loving poetry from the moment they form their first babbling words to when they begin to tackle more complex rhythms and tongue twisters. As they acquire language and enjoy how it rolls off their tongues, they also gain an appreciation for the beauty of creative expression. Nothing quite tops that moment when they learn to recite their first nursery rhyme. So leave a poem in your child’s pocket and help him discover the appeal of modern poetry.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: April 1, 2010

The month of April brings so many great occurrences: Birds fly north. Bears come out of their caves after months of hibernation. Passover. Easter. April Fool’s Day. Earth Day. And, of course, National Poetry Month—established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996 to highlight the values and benefits of the inspiring art form.

Here is a list of  books that exemplify the wide array of  poetry available for young readers:

Going Going Gone! and other silly dilly sports songs by Alan Katz (Author), David Catrow (Illustrator) Reading level: Ages 3-8 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry (February 24, 2009) What to expect: Sports, humorous songs It's still National Poetry month, but even more importantly (for some) it's

The Children’s Book Review | April 1, 2008

Each year, the Academy of American Poets commissions a special poster for National Poetry Month and almost 200,000 copies are distributed for free.

April 1st marks the start of National Poetry Month. Since 1996 publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools, and poets come together during National Poetry Month to celebrate poetry in the US. To find out how you can participate during National Poetry Month take a look at poets.org.