The Death Of The Hat: A Brief History Of Poetry In 50 Objects

byPaul B. JaneczkoIllustratorChris Raschka

March 10, 2015|
The Death Of The Hat: A Brief History Of Poetry In 50 Objects by Paul B. Janeczko
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A celebrated duo reunites for a look at poems through history inspired by objects—earthly and celestial—reflecting the time in which each poet lived.

A book-eating moth in the early Middle Ages. A peach blossom during the Renaissance. A haunted palace in the Victorian era. A lament for the hat in contemporary times. Poetry has been a living form of artistic expression for thousands of years, and throughout that time poets have found inspiration in everything from swords to stamp albums, candles to cobwebs, manhole covers to the moon. In The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects, award-winning anthologist Paul B. Janeczko presents his fiftieth book, offering young readers a quick tour of poets through the ages. Breathing bright life into each selection is Chris Raschka’s witty, imaginative art.
Paul B. Janeczko (1945–2019) was a poet and teacher who edited numerous award-winning poetry anthologies for young people, including A Poke in the I, A Kick in the Head, A Foot in the Mouth, and The Death of the Hat, all of which were illustrated by Chris Raschka; Firefly July, illustrated by Me...
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Title:The Death Of The Hat: A Brief History Of Poetry In 50 Objects
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:80 pages, 10.13 X 10.15 X 0.49 in
Shipping dimensions:80 pages, 10.13 X 10.15 X 0.49 in
Published:March 10, 2015
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780763669638

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