Nine poems about a boy who likes to play in the rain, is not afraid of the dark, and sometimes feels lonely.
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Lucille Clifton, poet, storyteller, college professor, mother of six and grandmother of four, is the author of many books for young readers. Seven of her picture books with Henry Holt feature Everett Anderson, including Everett Anderson's Goodbye (a Coretta Scott King Award winner), Everett Anderson's Nine Month Long, and Everett Anderson's Christmas Coming.
Ms. Clifton lives in Maryland.
Evaline Ness (1911-86) garnered much acclaim during her long and prolific career as a children's book illustrator. Her many books include the Caldecott Medal winner Sam, Bangs & Moonshine, which she also wrote, and the Caldecott Honor Books All in the Morning Early and A Pocketful of Cricket.
"The days of six-year-old Everett Anderson are the days of the week, each one a poem to itself, and two for Friday....The simple, short verses...celebrate the boy's joie de vivre....Excellent for reading aloud as well as for viewing."--The Horn Book
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Book Description Henry Holt/Owlet Book, New York, 1970. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Ness, Evaline (illustrator). Paperback edition 2nd prtg new. Illus by Evaline Ness. Bookseller Inventory # 610
Book Description Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110805002898
Book Description Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0805002898 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1311237