Sweet Corn by James Stevenson
Poems

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A collection of poems by a frequent contributor to The New Yorker includes selections that whisper, offer humor, and enable readers to identify their own feelings.
 

About James Stevenson

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James Stevenson is the creator of many acclaimed books for children and is a cartoonist for "The New Yorker," He lives in Cos Cob, Connecticut.
 
Published April 1, 1995 by Greenwillow Books. 63 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Each and every one of these lucid snippets is a snapshot wherein essences are revealed for a moment: ``Cows mostly stand there, / Seldom climb mountains, / Don't travel widely, / Like to stay home.'' All are served up in a fashion that is winningly accessible to its audience.

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PW called this diverse collection of 62 short poems, highlighted by the author's signature minimal watercolor and black-pen drawings, spirited and kid-pleasing. Ages 8-12. (Sept.)

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Snappy graphic design contributes almost as much as Stevenson's loose, minimal watercolor and black-pen drawings in establishing the festive look of this diverse collection of 62 short poems. The text

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