Wee Rhymes by Jane Yolen
Baby's First Poetry Book

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A favorite author and artist create an endearing collection of new and favorite illustrated rhymes and poems ideal for sharing.

A baby’s day is full of meaningful moments: Time for cuddles, time for play, time for games, time for a nap, time for dinner, time for a bath, time for bed…and always, always, time for love. This joyous collection of more than fifty original poems and rhymes is divided into sections that celebrate each part of a young child’s daily routine. An anthology of new and favorite rhymes accompanied by gentle, evocative illustrations is a perfect gift for showers and a must-have addition to any child’s bookshelf.
 

About Jane Yolen

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Jane Yolen is an award-winning author who has written more than 200 books for children, including the bestseller How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and the 1988 Caldecott Medal winner Owl Moon. She is known for her beautiful poetry and has even been called “the Hans Christian Anderson of America” (Newsweek). Jane Yolen lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts. Visit her at JaneYolen.com. Jane Dyer is the illustrator many books for children, including When Mama Comes Home Tonight and Sophie’s Masterpiece by Eileen Spinelli, and the New York Times bestselling Cookies series by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.
 
Published March 5, 2013 by Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. 112 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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“We both believe that literature begins in the cradle,” write Yolen and Dyer at the beginning of this collection of 75 brief but vivid poems. Most are originals from Yolen (10 poems are credited to Mo

Mar 11 2013 | Read Full Review of Wee Rhymes: Baby's First Poet...

PreS—This collection of 75 short poems spans the course of a baby's or toddler's day. From morning tickles and bounces to meals and playtime to bath and sleep, all of the rituals of the day are celebrated and cherished. Most of the poems are Yolen's own with a smattering of traditional Mother Goo...

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Wee Rhymes: Baby's First Poet...

PreS—This collection of 75 short poems spans the course of a baby's or toddler's day. From morning tickles and bounces to meals and playtime to bath and sleep, all of the rituals of the day are celebrated and cherished. Most of the poems are Yolen's own with a smattering of traditional Mother Goo...

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Wee Rhymes: Baby's First Poet...

PreS—This collection of 75 short poems spans the course of a baby's or toddler's day. From morning tickles and bounces to meals and playtime to bath and sleep, all of the rituals of the day are celebrated and cherished. Most of the poems are Yolen's own with a smattering of traditional Mother Goo...

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Wee Rhymes: Baby's First Poet...

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