Soft Hay Will Catch You: Poems by Young People

Julie Monks, Illustrator, Sandford Lyne, Compiled by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers $17.95 (114p) ISBN 978-0-689-83460-8
Poetry in Motion Writers of all ages wax poetic in these collections. Children in grades two to 12 express their inner musings, discoveries and observations in Soft Hay Will Catch You: Poems by Young People, compiled by Sandford Lyne, illus. by Julie Monks. A companion to Ten-Second Rainshowers, the collection contains the poetic works of over 100 children, in loose thematic groups dealing with solitude, family and discoveries, among others. Monks contributes airy oil paintings that focus on nature and capture the mood of the pieces. ( Mar.)
Reviewed on: 03/01/2004
Release date: 03/01/2004
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