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Here’s A Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry

CRITICS HAVE SAID

  • The art was created using a wide range of mediums and techniques, and Dunbar blends them seamlessly to create charming images that are amazingly expressive.
    –Donna Cardon, From School Library Journal
  • There’s something for everyone here.
    –Publishers Weekly
  • Polly Dunbar created lively illustrations for each poetic gem, and creative use of color in the design of the text and lettering brightens each spread.
    –Children

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