Delightful harmony and boundless imagination: these characteristics make Wallace Stevens' work very special, and perfect for children. Twenty-seven of his finest verses, evocatively illustrated, provide the perfect introduction to Stevens' poetry. "From a Junk" reveals a boat at sea in the moonlight that "burns...and glistens, wide and wide, under the five-horned stars of night." A little girl--"sweeter than the sound of the willow"--proudly dressed in her Sunday best accompanies the child-centered "Song." From the farm ...

Poetry for Young People 2004, Sterling Juvenile, New York

ISBN-13: 9781402709258