Vanilla Gorilla by W. H. NewVanilla Gorilla by W. H. New

Vanilla Gorilla

byW. H. NewIllustratorVivian Bevis

Hardcover | November 28, 1998

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William New has created a wondrously zany collection of rhyming verse, ranging from the playful to the mysterious. Included are percussive nonsense rhymes, puzzle poems, joyful dances with anagrams and gentle haiku. The poems are complemented by Vivian Bevis's full-page, full-colour illustrations, which capture the high-spirited and impetuous qualities of the verse. This sturdy hardcover picture book will delight both the early reader and the many adults who enjoy introducing children to the sound and rhythm of verse.
William New is one of Canada's outstanding men of letters: well known for his children's books - Vanilla Gorilla, Dream Helmet and Llamas in the Laundry - his adult poetry, his writings on Canadian and postcolonial literature, and his literary criticism (some 30 volumes). He is on the editorial board of the New Canadian Library and the...
Title:Vanilla GorillaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.34 inPublished:November 28, 1998Publisher:Ronsdale PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0921870574

ISBN - 13:9780921870579

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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William New has created a zany collection of rhyming verse for children five to eight with Vanilla Gorilla. Ranging from the playful to the mysterious, the poems include percussive nonsense rhymes, puzzles, snappy anagrams and haiku. Complemented by the full-colour illustrations of Vivian Bevis, this hardcover picture book will delight the early reader and introduce them to the sound and rhythm of verse.