Leap Into Poetry by Avis Harley

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Defines and provides examples of various forms and techniques of poetry, such as ballad, epitaph, and palindrome, from Alliteration to Z§ejel.

About Avis Harley

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Avis Harley was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She has been involved in education for many years, having taught in schools in Canada and England, as well as at the University of British Columbia. She has written and three books of poetry for children, two of which she also illustrated, and all of which have received high praise. The Parent Council Ltd. selected Fly With Poetry: An ABC of Poetry as an Outstanding Book, and Learning magazine honored the book with a Teachers' Choice Award. Her Leap Into Poetry: More ABCs of Poetry received the ASPCA's Henry Bergh Children's Book Poetry Honor Award and Sea Stars: Saltwater Poems has received glowing critical acclaim from review journals. Ms. Harley lives in Vancouver with her husband.
Published September 1, 2001 by Wordsong. 48 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A combination poetry book, instruction manual, and collection of bug facts is the latest companion to Harley’s Fly with Poetry (not reviewed).

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