This Place I Know: Poems of Comfort
Georgia Heard. Candlewick Press (MA), $16.99 (48pp) ISBN 978-0-7636-1924-4
Created especially for New York City schoolchildren, This Place I Know: Poems of Comfort edited by Georgia Heard includes 18 works, beginning with Eloise Greenfield's ""This Place,"" and including poems by Karla Kuskin, Langston Hughes, Walt Whitman and Heard herself. Each is paired with illustrations by artists such as Kevin Hawkes, Chris Raschka, Petra Mathers and William Steig. A portion of the profits from the sale of the book benefit Save the Children.
Reviewed on: 09/01/2002
Hardcover - 46 pages - 978-0-7636-2875-8
Other - 978-0-7636-3103-1