Lasso the WInd: Aurelia's Verses and other Poems

byGeorge Elliott ClarkeIllustratorSusan Tooke

November 5, 2013|
Lasso the WInd: Aurelia's Verses and other Poems by George Elliott Clarke
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Can you lasso the wind?

Can you whip it a-gale?

Can you make oceans bend

To cradle each lost whale?

Lasso the Wind is the first collection of children’s poetry by renowned poet and playwright George Elliott Clarke. By turns absurd, witty, playful, and profound, Clarke’s poems speak to the vivid wonder, the bright joys, and the secret pains of growing up in this world.

With bold and contemporary illustrations by Susan Tooke, Lasso the Wind is a masterpiece.

Dr. George Elliott Clarke, O.C., O.N.S., Ph.D., is a native of Windsor, Nova Scotia, and is the Poet Laureate of Toronto, Ontario, where he teaches Canadian literature at the University of Toronto. His prize-winning books comprise poetry—Whylah Falls (1990), Execution Poems (2000), and Blues and Bliss (2008)—and a novel, George & R...
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Title:Lasso the WInd: Aurelia's Verses and other PoemsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:64 pages, 9.25 X 8.25 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:64 pages, 9.25 X 8.25 X 0.5 inPublished:November 5, 2013Publisher:Nimbus PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771080507

ISBN - 13:9781771080507

Appropriate for ages: 8

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