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The Random House Book of Poetry for Children [EPUB] ✼ The Random House Book of Poetry for Children By Jack Prelutsky – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk The Random House Book of Poetry for Children offers both funny and illuminating poems for kids personally selected by the nation s first Children s Poet Laureate, Jack Prelutsky Featuring a wealth of The Random House Book Epub Ù House Book of Poetry for Children offers both funny and illuminating poems for kids personally selected by the nation s first Children s Poet Laureate, Jack Prelutsky Featuring a wealth of beloved classic poems from the past and modern glittering gems, every child who opens this treasury will find a world of surprises and delights The Random PDF/EPUB or which will instill a lifelong love of poetry Featuringunforgettable poems, and overone of a kind illustrations from the Caldecott winning illustrator of the Frog and Toad series, Arnold Lobel, this collection is, quite simply, the perfect way to introduce children to the world of poetry.

  • Hardcover
  • 248 pages
  • The Random House Book of Poetry for Children
  • Jack Prelutsky
  • 14 March 2018
  • 0394850106

About the Author: Jack Prelutsky

Jack Prelutsky House Book Epub Ù is an American poet He attended New York public schools, and later the High School of Music and Art and Hunter College Prelutsky, who has also worked as a busboy, furniture mover, folk singer, and cab driver, claims that he hated poetry in grade school because of the way it was taught He is the The Random PDF/EPUB or author ofthan poetry collections including Nightmares Poems to Trouble Your Sleep and A Pizza the Size of the Sun He has also compiled countless children s anthologies comprised of poems of others Jack Prelutsky was married to Von Tre Venefue, a woman he had met in France They divorced in , but Jack remarried He currently lives Random House Book PDF/EPUB Ä in Washington state with his wife, Carolyn He befriended a gay poet named Espiritu Salamanca in and both now work together in writing poems and stories for children and adults alike.



10 thoughts on “The Random House Book of Poetry for Children

  1. QNPoohBear QNPoohBear says:

    loved this book when I was a kid.

  2. Daniel L. Daniel L. says:

    This Poetry Was Music to My Students Ears And Don t Be Turned Off by the Title A Review by Daniel L BerekMost young children love poetry, especially for its musical qualities, rhythm, imagery And with famed children s poet Jack Prelutsky as editor, add fun, funny, witty, and wise When I taught young children K through grade 3 , I used this book extensively, and my students kept asking for , ,poetry, please Do not let the awful title of this book, The Random House Book of This Poetry Was Music to My Students Ears And Don t Be Turned Off by the Title A Review by Daniel L BerekMost young children love poetry, especially for its musical qualities, rhythm, imagery And with famed children s poet Jack Prelutsky as editor, add fun, funny, witty, and wise When I taught young children K through grade 3 , I used this book extensively, and my students kept asking for , ,poetry, please Do not let the awful title of this book, The Random House Book of Poetry for Children, turn you off The publishers should have used the subtitle instead, A Treasury of 572 Poems for Today s Child Why use the publisher s name as the title This is not a dictionary, after all Besides, there is already too much commercialism in books for children Then again, to use a tired cliche, You cannot judge a book by its cover So open the book and sample what s inside Arranged in themes which is very useful for teachers looking for a poem for a special occasion , an immense selection of poems by poets of all walks of life awaits Best of all, most of the poems are not ditties written for kiddies they are honest to goodness poems by respected authors such as Christina Rosetti, Robert Frost, Walter de la Mare, John Updike, Walter Crane, Nikki Giovanni, John Ciardi, Gwendolyn Brooks, Hilaire Belloc, Joyce Kilmer, Langston Hughes, and William Butler Yeats to name but a sample, poems for readers of all ages Of course, there are also verses by traditional writers of quality children s literature, such as Lewis Carroll, Mary Ann Hoberman, Charlotte Zolotow, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edward Lear, Ogden Nash, Eve Merriam, Judith Viorst, and the two Lillians, Moore and Morrison There is something for everyone to like in a variety of themes, including nature, the seasons, animals wild and tame, children, the city, the home, food, people, and just plain silliness, something children and adults alike could always useof As an educator, I highly favor the use of poetry in all classes, not just language arts The children will love it Just don t let them know that it is also good for them

  3. Ginta Harrigan Ginta Harrigan says:

    The Random House Book of Poetry for Children is a compilation of 572 poems for children Jack Prelutsky who wrote Good Sport s and Scranimals selected the poems Many of the poems are done in rhyme which I think ispalatable to children Form, the arrangement of words, is also noticeable in some poems For example in the poem My Mouth by Arnold Adoff is written as follows My Mouth stays shut but food just finds a way my tongue says we are full today but teeth just g The Random House Book of Poetry for Children is a compilation of 572 poems for children Jack Prelutsky who wrote Good Sport s and Scranimals selected the poems Many of the poems are done in rhyme which I think ispalatable to children Form, the arrangement of words, is also noticeable in some poems For example in the poem My Mouth by Arnold Adoff is written as follows My Mouth stays shut but food just finds a way my tongue says we are full today but teeth just grin and say come in i am always hungryAdditionally, what is interesting is that Adoff uses a lowercase i in describing himself at the end of the poem.The poems in the book are arranged by nature, the four seasons, the ways of living things, dogs and cats and bears and bats, as well as other categories I selected a few of the poems to read with my students and they liked them The poems are short and specific and for those reasons I think children will enjoy reading them and selecting their favorite.My rating for this book is five stars I liked the many of the poems selected for the book I also liked the arrangement and the selection of categories for the poems This is a great book for teachers of primary students to have in their classroom library

  4. CH13_Lisa Matthews CH13_Lisa Matthews says:

    The Random House Book of Poetry for Children collection of poetry is a rich and comprehensive anthology that has something for children of all ages The Random House Book of Poetry for Children has roughly 500 plus poems, some written by Jack Prelutsky but the majority of the poem are collected by Jack Prelutsky These poems range from nursery rhymes toserious poetry, all of which are separated into 14 illustrated thematic sections Poems about nature, seasons, life, animals, food, and peo The Random House Book of Poetry for Children collection of poetry is a rich and comprehensive anthology that has something for children of all ages The Random House Book of Poetry for Children has roughly 500 plus poems, some written by Jack Prelutsky but the majority of the poem are collected by Jack Prelutsky These poems range from nursery rhymes toserious poetry, all of which are separated into 14 illustrated thematic sections Poems about nature, seasons, life, animals, food, and people as well as nonsense poems, scary poems, and fantasy fill its pages The author includes an index in the back of the book that makes it easier for the reader to locate a particular or favorite poem or poems on a particular theme The illustration a simple and cute and will help the reader connect to illustration to the poem A wonderful book for children of all ages and can be used in the classroom to cover an assortment of themes There are so many poems on one page which make to book appeared crowded but nevertheless a wonderful book full of great poems The Random House Book of Poetry for Children won the following award Booklist Books for Youth Editors Choice, 1983, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, 1983, Horn Book Children s Classics, 1983, Library of Congress Children s Books of the Year, 1983, and Kentucky Bluegrass Master List, 1985

  5. Kiersten Knapp Kiersten Knapp says:

    1 This collection of poems has not received any awards.2 The target audience are 2nd grade and up.3 This collection of poems from many great, well known authors is organized based on different themes such as nature, home, and children There are many different types of poems in this book such as sad and funny ones There are also many illustrations to go along with the poems.4 I really enjoyed reading poems in the book because of how vastly different they are I like how some are long poems 1 This collection of poems has not received any awards.2 The target audience are 2nd grade and up.3 This collection of poems from many great, well known authors is organized based on different themes such as nature, home, and children There are many different types of poems in this book such as sad and funny ones There are also many illustrations to go along with the poems.4 I really enjoyed reading poems in the book because of how vastly different they are I like how some are long poems while others are very short I also really liked how the poems were categorized based on their theme, so that if someone is teaching a lesson on nature, the teacher knows right where to go in the book, rather than searching for it 5 One way that this could be used in class is by having students pick a poem, rewriting it on a page with their own illustration to go along with it Another way which this book could be used in the classroom is by using it for poem s of the week

  6. Cara Dore Cara Dore says:

    Title The Random House Book of Poetry Author Collected by Jack PrelutskeyIllustrator Arnold LobelGenre PoetryTheme s The four seasons, Nature, Children, Home, City, Self, Hunger, People I know, Nonsense, etc Opening line sentence Nature is the endless sky, the sun of golden light, a cloud that floats serenely by, the silver moon of night Brief Book Summary In this poetry anthology, Jack Prelutsky has compiled over 500 poems from a variety of authors The poems vary in topic, rhythm, an Title The Random House Book of Poetry Author Collected by Jack PrelutskeyIllustrator Arnold LobelGenre PoetryTheme s The four seasons, Nature, Children, Home, City, Self, Hunger, People I know, Nonsense, etc Opening line sentence Nature is the endless sky, the sun of golden light, a cloud that floats serenely by, the silver moon of night Brief Book Summary In this poetry anthology, Jack Prelutsky has compiled over 500 poems from a variety of authors The poems vary in topic, rhythm, and length as well as seriousness but all are enjoyable Illustrations by Lobel, some in color and some not, accompany almost every poem in the anthology and are sprinkled in and around the printed poems Professional Recommendation Review 1 Susie Wilde Children s Literature Prelutsky is one of the most trusted names in children s poetry During the school year he probably gets a hundred letters a week from kids Kids know that Prelutsky is their friend because he writes about the things they care about outer space, monsters, dragons, sports, food fights, sibling rivalry, and weird friends He never condescends Prelutsky tell things in unique, interesting ways He s compiled anthologies like this one where he draws on many current writers who he believes are some of the best children s poets who ever lived 1983, Random, 19.00 and 21.99 Ages 6 to 10 PUBLISHER Random House New York , PUBLISHED c1983 Professional Recommendation Review 2 Sylvia M Vardell BookLinks 15.6, 2006K Gr 6 Withthan a half million copies in print, this comprehensive anthology has become a staple Itsthan 500 poems are organized into 14 broad sections including nature, seasons, animals, cities, home, self, nonsense, andThe variety of poets is still impressive, including classic and anonymous authors from Emily Dickinson to Dennis Lee, and the selections range from playground verse toserious fare Illustrations by Caldecott medalist Lobel abound on every page, executed in color and sepia tones or monochromatic green shades and always perfectly placed and uncrowded, even with as many as four poems on a page Several helpful indexes make it easier to find and choose just the right poem.The Random House Book of Poetry for Children Selected by Jack Prelutsky Illus by Arnold Lobel 1983 256p Random, 19.95 0 394 85010 6.Response to Two Professional Reviews I like that both professional reviews discuss the immense variety in this text and evidently in much of Prelutsky s work the variety in this book is a large part of what made it interesting to me Wilde comments that Prelutsky chose the authors for this anthology based on who he believes are some of the best children s poets who ever lived I find it heartening that Prelutsky does not only write poetry, but consumes it and has favorites Additionally, Wilde s comments about Prelutsky s kind nature is unusual in a professional review, which tells me his personality must really be strong Evaluation of Literary Elements By nature of being an anthology of poetry, The Random House Book of Poetry has a plethora of formats and rhyme schemes present in the poems I did notice that most of the poems rhyme, however, perhaps reflecting that this book is intended for children There is a variety of themes and a variety of positive and negative poems about the themes, which sets up an interesting discussion on values Consideration of Instructional Application I would love to use this book and other collections of poetry to create a Poem in My Pocket day Children could choose a poem from The Random House Book of Poetry or create their own poems and keep it in their pockets all day When someone comes up to them and asks what they have in their pocket, if they can recite back the poem or give their opinion of what the poem is about why it is important, they receive a Pocket Point Poem in My Pocket Day can occur not only in my classroom, but at lunch, at recess, etc

  7. Elizabeth Elizabeth says:

    The Random House Book of Poetry for Children by Jack Prelutsky falls under the genre poetry and children s book and is intended for children 7 15 years of age, but can also be enjoyed for young adults as well The book has not won any awards The book is compiled with many different poems written by many different poets and authors Jack Prelutsky collected the poems used in the book and even wrote a couple of them too There are many different topics throughout the book including nature, animal The Random House Book of Poetry for Children by Jack Prelutsky falls under the genre poetry and children s book and is intended for children 7 15 years of age, but can also be enjoyed for young adults as well The book has not won any awards The book is compiled with many different poems written by many different poets and authors Jack Prelutsky collected the poems used in the book and even wrote a couple of them too There are many different topics throughout the book including nature, animals, food, and different characters Most of the poems are accompanied by an illustration There are short simple poems, as well as longer,in depth poems I gave this book a four star rating because overall, they had some very good, interesting poems The whole book is made up of 500 poems and it just took a while for me to read the whole thing Some poems I found a little boring and could not relate too However, this book would be an excellent introduction to poetry for kids ranging from multiple ages There are poems included that children beginning to read could easily read aloud and understand There are alsocomplex works of poetry that could be used for older students learning about poetry and how to start writing poems themselves There were some illustrations that really stood out, and others were simple doodles and pictures I think some of these poems would appeal to young readers and I think the older they got, thethey would enjoy and appreciate them One of my favorite things about this book of poetry was the categories They kept each category of poems together that ranged from nature to animals as well as scary to fantasy This book of poems really has anything you could be looking for and they did an excellent job of keeping it very organized 12 02 17

  8. Krista Lockwood Krista Lockwood says:

    Summary This poetry is full of classics poems that everyone will love From traditional popular poems to hidden gems, this book has them all With over 500 poems this poetry book is a great addition to any book collection This collection of poems shows all different types and forms of poetry Using this book can be a great way to introduce children poetry.Review Poetry is fun to read especially when you have these awesome poems all in one book This poetry book is a great resource to have in Summary This poetry is full of classics poems that everyone will love From traditional popular poems to hidden gems, this book has them all With over 500 poems this poetry book is a great addition to any book collection This collection of poems shows all different types and forms of poetry Using this book can be a great way to introduce children poetry.Review Poetry is fun to read especially when you have these awesome poems all in one book This poetry book is a great resource to have in your classroom library Children can learn all kinds of things from reading these poems From the fun traditional poems, to the silly cartoon illustrations this poetry book will be a hit for everyone Other Book Connections This poetry book can be used with other poetry books by Jack Prelutsky like It s Raining Pigs ants Noodles , A Pizza The Size of The Sun , and Something Big has Been Here All these poetry books are fun to use with children who are learning about poetry Mentor Text Using this poetry book to mentor writing can help increase students knowledge on different ways that you can write poetry There are endless amounts of different poems, and this book can give students ideas of how they can write their own poems

  9. Inna Egorysheva Inna Egorysheva says:

    This is a poetry book meant for ages 5 to 11 This is an anthology of 572 poems meant for children separated by topic This is a book full of wonderful poems There are funny poems, poems that make the reader feel appreciative of nature, and poems that are meant to relate to the reader Many of the poems have a rhyme scheme which makes sense, considering this is children s poetry but none of it feels like it s following a cookie cutter form The illustrations don t add very much, but that s oka This is a poetry book meant for ages 5 to 11 This is an anthology of 572 poems meant for children separated by topic This is a book full of wonderful poems There are funny poems, poems that make the reader feel appreciative of nature, and poems that are meant to relate to the reader Many of the poems have a rhyme scheme which makes sense, considering this is children s poetry but none of it feels like it s following a cookie cutter form The illustrations don t add very much, but that s okay, because the poems do all the talking themselves I really like that this anthology is separated by topic home, nature, living animals because it shows the reader that one topic can be expressed in many different ways and styles I think a child would love this book because all of the poems are entertaining and either make the reader giggle or think I would definitely teach this in an early education setting

  10. Taylor Taylor says:

    I thoroughly loved this children s poetry book I think a lot of children prefer to be read poetry because of the rhyming schemes, which makes reading not only easier for children, but alsofun Poems are a little bit like music for kids There are a plethora of topics, including animals, food, and family members There are black and white, color, and little illustrating taking up each page Almost all of the poems can be relatable in someway to a child This book is full of poetry for chil I thoroughly loved this children s poetry book I think a lot of children prefer to be read poetry because of the rhyming schemes, which makes reading not only easier for children, but alsofun Poems are a little bit like music for kids There are a plethora of topics, including animals, food, and family members There are black and white, color, and little illustrating taking up each page Almost all of the poems can be relatable in someway to a child This book is full of poetry for children of all ages, but I d say targeted for children in 2nd grade and up, and used as a read aloud in a classroom

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