My First Book of Haiku Poems: A Picture, a Poem and a Dream; Classic Poems by Japanese Haiku Masters Books Tuttle Publishing | Alder & Alouette

My First Book of Haiku Poems: A Picture, a Poem and a Dream; Classic Poems by Japanese Haiku Masters

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This volume contains 20 classic poems by great Haiku Masters, each paired with a stunning original painting that both portrays and inspires a child's imagination. Fully bilingual, the book presents the original Haiku versions in Japanese script, as well as the English translation.  

Haiku poetry is taught to every child in school from a young age and each of these 20 Haiku are from celebrated Haiku Japanese Masters. Beautiful illustrations encourage children to visualize inner worlds, supported by artful poems, that open up a new world of the imagination. Commentary are included to assist educators and homeschool parents in opening a discussion.

 AWARDS

  • Chosen for the 2020 NCTE Notable Poetry Books and Verse Novels List
  • Winner of 2020 Northern Lights Book Award for Poetry
  • Winner of 2019 Skipping Stones Honor Awards

 

DETAILS

  • Haiku collected by Esperanza Ramirez-Christensen and Illustrated by Tracy Gallup.
  • Published by Tuttle Publishing, March 12, 2019.
  • Ages 5 to 9 years
  • 0.7" H x 10.2" L x 10.3" W (1.2 lbs) 48 pages
  • Hardcover