In the spirit of the Dangerous Book for Boys, here are 100 essential poems for boys of all ages. 100 Best Poems for Boys is a perfect introduction for those encountering poetry for the first time, but readers who grew up with poems will also cherish this treasury of classics.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: 2011 Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.25 (inches)
ISBN: 044656382X ISBN-13: 9780446563826 Availability: In Stock Ages: 9-12
Reading any great poem for the first time is always a thrilling discovery, even if it's only four lines long, and this collection brings together some of the best ever to read, memorize, or recite. Boys of all ages will enjoy reading poems catered specifically to them, whether it means discovering great heroes and dangerous animals, or simply laughing at pure nonsense and hilarious rhymes. The book is divided into seven sections: Animals, Fun to Read Aloud, Battlefields and Heroes, Things to Think About, Limericks, Tongue Twisters, Just for Laughs. 100 BEST POEMS FOR BOYS is a perfect introduction for those encountering poetry for the first time, but readers who grew up with poems will also cherish this treasury of classics.
Les Pockell lives in Westchester County, New York.