All the World a Poem

byGilles TiboIllustratorManon Gauthier Translated byErin Woods

August 30, 2016|
All the World a Poem by Gilles Tibo
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In Gilles Tibo’s wonder-filled tribute to poetry, poems bloom in fields, fly on the wings of birds, and float on the foam of the sea. The verses bring poetry to the level of a child.

Poems tall or short or wide—

All are infinite inside.

Each poem is illustrated with Manon Gauthier’s whimsical paper collage art, which is both child-like and sophisticated.

Rhymed or unrhymed, regular or irregular, the verses bring not just poems but the very concept of poetry to the level of a child, making them accessible to all. If all the world is a poem, then anyone can be a poet!

Gilles Tibo was an illustrator for many years before he discovered a passion for writing. His more than 150 books have won numerous prizes, including the Mr. Christie Award and the Alvine-Bélisle Prize. He also has nominations from IBBY Canada and the Hans Christian Andersen Prize. In 2009 one of his most beloved characters had her big...
Title:All the World a Poem
Product dimensions:32 pages, 9.1 X 9.1 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 9.1 X 9.1 X 0.5 in
Published:August 30, 2016
Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.
Appropriate for ages:3 - 5
ISBN - 13:9781772780093

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