The wishing bone and other poems by Mitchell, Stephen

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Published by Candlewick Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Children"s poetry, American.,
  • American poetry.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementStephen Mitchell ; illustrated by Tom Pohrt.
ContributionsPohrt, Tom, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.I8235 W57 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3947528M
ISBN 100763611182
LC Control Number2001035062

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It happened on a winter’s day (The air was cold, the sky was gray): Out walking in the woods alone, I came upon a wishing bone.

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His more than thirty books for adults and children include THE NIGHTINGALE (a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic story), as well as translations of Rilke, Genesis, and the TAO TE CHING.

This is his first collection of poems for children. Of the poems in THE WISHING BONE, he says, "They’ll tell you all you need to hear. If you, say, enjoy the playful imaginings of good old Lewis Carroll (no mentions of his personal life, if you please) then you may believe, "The Wishing Bone and Other Poems" to be Caroll-redux.

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Howard A. Norman (born ), is an American writer and educator. Most of his short stories and novels are set in Canada's Maritime has written several translations of Algonquin, Cree, and Inuit books have been translated into 12 languages.

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