And The Crowd Goes Wild!: A Global Gathering Of Sports Poems

by Carol-Ann Hoyte
Editor Heidi Bee Roemer
Illustrator Kevin Sylvester

FriesenPress | August 17, 2012 | Trade Paperback

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From rock climbing to lacrosse, tennis to ping-pong, and swimming to soccer, this unique anthology pays joyous tribute to a wide spectrum of sports. Fifty poets, representing 10 countries, share a mix of thoughtful and humorous perspectives on all aspects of athletics. A potpourri of poetry styles pay tribute to an athlete's determination, agony, and exhilaration, celebrate the spirit of spunk and fair play, and more. Award-winning Canadian author-illustrator Kevin Sylvester lends energy to the poems with exuberant pen-and-ink drawings. Here's a book that's sure to be a slam dunk for readers ages 8 - 12. Visit our website at CrowdGoesWildPoems.com. A portion of the royalties from this book will be donated to Right to Play.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 80 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.21 in

Published: August 17, 2012

Publisher: FriesenPress

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1770979530

ISBN - 13: 9781770979536

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And The Crowd Goes Wild!: A Global Gathering Of Sports Poems

And The Crowd Goes Wild!: A Global Gathering Of Sports Poems

by Carol-Ann Hoyte
Editor Heidi Bee Roemer
Illustrator Kevin Sylvester

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 80 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.21 in

Published: August 17, 2012

Publisher: FriesenPress

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1770979530

ISBN - 13: 9781770979536

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From rock climbing to lacrosse, tennis to ping-pong, and swimming to soccer, this unique anthology pays joyous tribute to a wide spectrum of sports. Fifty poets, representing 10 countries, share a mix of thoughtful and humorous perspectives on all aspects of athletics. A potpourri of poetry styles pay tribute to an athlete's determination, agony, and exhilaration, celebrate the spirit of spunk and fair play, and more. Award-winning Canadian author-illustrator Kevin Sylvester lends energy to the poems with exuberant pen-and-ink drawings. Here's a book that's sure to be a slam dunk for readers ages 8 - 12. Visit our website at CrowdGoesWildPoems.com. A portion of the royalties from this book will be donated to Right to Play.