A Stick Is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play
Publish date: February 28th 2012
Publisher: Clarion Books
Pages no: 40
Edition language: English
The illustrator of A Stick Is an Excellent Thing, LeUyen Pham, also illustrated Desmond Tutu's excellent picture book [b:God's Dream|4473555|God's Dream|Desmond Tutu|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1320497857s/4473555.jpg|16349153]. She's a rock star! In the end, it was the illustrations I enjoyed most...
Another very good collaboration between a poet and illustrator. The illustrations are complementary. I do think, however, that having the illustrations makes it SO hard to think about trying to memorize the poem. It makes it belong in the book, and to me the key thing about poetry is getting it unbo...