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Heroes, Horses, and Harvest Moons Illustrated Reader

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Classic poems about nature, bravery, love, and the wild journeys of the imagination, beautifully illustrated by Crystal Cregge. Includes a brief, child-friendly introduction to each poet. This illustrated book is wonderful on its own, and also makes a perfect companion to Jim Weiss’s audio CD: kids learn language and vocabulary when they follow along with the text and illustrations while listening to the audio performance.

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Classic poems about nature, bravery, love, and the wild journeys of the imagination, beautifully illustrated by Crystal Cregge. Includes a brief, child-friendly introduction to each poet. This illustrated book is wonderful on its own, and also makes a perfect companion to Jim Weiss’s audio CD: kids learn language and vocabulary when they follow along with the text and illustrations while listening to the audio performance.

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Classic poems about nature, bravery, love, and the wild journeys of the imagination, beautifully illustrated by Crystal Cregge. Includes a brief, child-friendly introduction to each poet. Includes poems by Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and many more! Favorites such as “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” and “Casey at the Bat” are here, as well as overlooked gems like “The Pobble Who Has No Toes” and A.A. Milne’s “The King’s Breakfast.”

This illustrated book is wonderful on its own, and also makes a perfect companion to Jim Weiss’s audio version: kids learn language and vocabulary when they follow along with the text and illustrations while listening to the audio performance.

Like all of our books, this book is made in the USA from child-safe paper and dyes.

Table of Contents:

 

  • Preface
  • Nursery Rhymes and Poems from Mother Goose:
    Little Jack Horner
    Wee Willie Winkie
    There Was a Crooked Man
    Three Men in a Tub
    Old King Cole
    Hey Diddle Diddle
    Little Miss Muffet
    Peter Piper
    One Misty, Moisty Morning
  • Poems About Nature:
    About Robert Frost
    The Pasture (Frost)
  • About Robert Louis Stevenson
    Windy Nights (Stevenson)
  • Who Has Seen the Wind? (Rossetti)
  • About Christina Rossetti
    Clouds (Rossetti)
  • About Edna St. Vincent Millay
    Afternoon on a Hill (Millay)
  • About William Butler Yeats
    The Lake Isle of Innisfree (Yeats)
  • About Carl Sandburg
    Theme in Yellow (Sandburg)
  • Fog (Sandburg)
  • About Emily Dickinson
    To Make a Prairie (Dickinson)
  • I Send Two Sunsets (Dickinson)
  • About e.e. cummings
    In Just (Cummings)
  • Little Tree (Cummings)
  • Wild Ride #1:
    About Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Paul Revere’s Ride (Longfellow)
  • All-American Poems:
    About Walt Whitman
    I Hear America Singing (Whitman)
  • About Ernest Thayer
    Casey at the Bat (Thayer)
  • Unusual Companions:
    The Bean-Stalk (Millay)
  • About John Kendrick Bangs
    The Little Elf (Bangs)
  • The Song of the Wandering Aengus (Yeats)
  • Poems that Take Flight:
    The Eagle (Tennyson)
  • About Rachel Field
    Something Told the Wild Geese (Field)
  • The Swing (Stevenson)
  • Inspiration:
    About Edgar A. Guest
    It Couldn’t be Done (Guest)
  • Wild Ride #2:
    About Alfred, Lord Tennyson
    The Charge of the Light Brigade (Tennyson)
  • Sensible Nonsense:
    About A.A. Milne
    Jonathan Jo (Milne)
  • The King’s Breakfast (Milne)
  • About Vachel Lindsay
    The Moon’s the North Wind’s Cooky (Lindsay)
  • About Edward Lear
    The Pobble Who Has No Toes (Lear)
  • Bedtime and Dreamtime:
    Bed in Summer (Stevenson)
  • About Thomas Hood
    In The Summer When I Go to Bed (Hood)
  • About Eugene Field
    Wynken, Blynken, and Nod (Field)
  • About Leigh Hunt
    Abou Ben Adhem (Hunt)

 

Additional Information

Contributor

Jim Weiss

Series

Age Range

5 and Up

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  1. Question

    Will this be available in a hardcover? I hate to see nice artwork torn up in a paperback.

    • Erin: sorry, there are no immediate plans to publish it in hardcover…

  2. Question

    Will this ship in time for Christmas? I pre-ordered on Oct. 4.

    • The books are shipping from our printer to our warehouse now, and we expect the pre-ordered copies to be headed to customers by December 2nd.

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