A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers
Publish date: September 8th 1981
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
bookshelves: published-1981, summer-2014, art-forms, poetry, kiddlewinks, paper-read Read on July 31, 2014 Description: Inspired by William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake’s imaginary inn and its unusual gu...
Not being familiar with Blake's work, the book was kind of lost on me. My kids loved the rhythm of the poems and the artwork. But honestly none of us got it.
I can kill 2 birds with one stone! I'm trying to read both the Newbery and Caldecott Medal and Honor books and this one won both! Yesss!
Am I missing something? Why in the world was this book chosen for the Newbery? What do any of these poems have to do with William Blake? Did he have an inn? If he did not have a real inn, what is meant by his imaginary inn? Tedious. Boring, boring, boring.I must find someone who loves this book to s...
Best picturebook ever. Have read and reread, purchased multiple copies, waited in line to get Nancy Willard to write in it. Memorized half the poems to recite with the kids. Nancy Willard is an elf!
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