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Poems and Rhymes
Celebrate the joy of books by starting to read poems as early as your child can hear your own voice, the minute you can hold him or her in your arms.


by Kristine O'Connell George

Illustrated by Maggie Smith

Clarion Books 2001

Ages: Birth to 3

Topic: Poems and Rhymes

In addition to being read, a book can be opened, hugged and cherished as a gift. This poem, vividly illustrated, captures a toddler's first magical and imaginative encounters with a book.

A treasure of a first book, it is now being translated in Italian.