City I Love

By Hopkins, Lee Bennett & Hall, Marcellus

Publishers Summary:
City I Love sparkles like the lights in Times Square! Featuring eighteen poems that guide the reader on an international tour—from New York to San Francisco, London to Tokyo, and beyond—this exuberant collection is the perfect read-aloud for city kids, aspiring world travelers, and adventurous spirits everywhere. Beloved children’s poet Lee Bennett Hopkins and New Yorker artist Marcellus Hall, an exciting children’s book newcomer, have crafted an extraordinary urban-themed collection that celebrates the beauty, diversity, energy, architecture, and excitement of city life.

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ISBN
978-0-81098-327-4
Publisher
Abrams Books for Young Readers


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2009

K-Gr 6 A backpack-toting, humble hound with wanderlust and a winged companion tour several of the world's cities. Hopkins's 18 poems observe skyscrapers, hot-dog vendors, subways, taxis, bridges, bright lights, and the diversity of people and pigeons. Most of the poems span a fully illustrated spread, and youngsters will have fun finding the dog and bird on each one. Hopkins honors children's lyrical sense of music ("Sing a song of cities/if you do, /Cities will ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

Using rhyme, repetition, and alliteration, the poems in this collection take a dog traveler and his bird companion to different cities around t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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