My Shadow and Other Poems
Young readers learn about the world around them in many ways. Poems such as "My Shadow" express the feelings of novelty readers may have as they go about their days. Including charming illustrations to accompany each poem, this volume presents understandable works by some well-known poets, such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and William Blake. Funny riddles and wordplay introduce readers to the playful side of poetry, while the rhyme and rhythm exposes them to important language arts concepts.