A Meal of the Stars-9780547390079

A Meal of the Stars: Poems Up and Down

by Dana Jensen and Tricia Tusa
$16.99
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Half the fun is figuring out how to read this fresh collection of up and down poems for young readers! Engaging and innovative, A Meal of the Stars shows how we live in a swaying, crashing, rising, falling—but utterly magical—world.


  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547390079
  • ISBN-10: 0547390076
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 03/20/2012
  • Carton Quantity: 40

About the book
Engaging and innovative, A Meal of the Stars shows how we live in a swaying, crashing, rising, falling–but utterly magical–world. With art merry and spirited, this distinctive collection of up and down poems reveals the extraordinary in the ordinary, resulting in a book young readers won’t want to put down!
About the author
Dana Jensen

Dana Jensen taught poetry with the Twin Cities' COMPAS Writers and Artists in the School's program for many years. He made his authorial debut with his poetry collection, A Meal of the Stars.

Tricia Tusa

TRICIA TUSA has written and illustrated many wonderful picture books, including In a Blue Room by Jim Averbeck; Mrs. Spitzer's Garden by Edith Pattou; The Magic Hat by Mem Fox; The End of the Beginning by Avi; and her own Follow Me.

Reviews

"Imaginative and accessible, these verses show how the most ordinary of pleasures can pique a child's or a pair of friends' curiosity to explore the natural and urban worlds."--Booklist

"This quiet, thoughtful collection shows that not all poetry is meant to be read in a straightforward manner."--School Library Journal

"Words and pictures pull readers along in a visceral reading experience."--Publishers Weekly

"The imagery is precise and accessible, with touches of both whimsy and realism."--Bulletin