A picture book for children
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David Booth is a university professor, author and anthologist of more than thirty books. His lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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Book Description Kids Can Press, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Maryann Kovalski (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M1550740792
Book Description Kids Can Press, Toronto, 1993. Hard Cover in Dust Jacket. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Maryann Kovalski (illustrator). 1993 Glossy Hardcover book in original matching DJ . BRAND NEW from 1993 publisher . Never opened, Never owned, Never marked . Excellent Gift Giving quality . Big handsome book. Black & White illustrated glossy cover, in matching dustjacket. Book is just over 10 x 9 " size; 1/2 " thick ; 71 pages with index of rhymes by type and by first line ; illustrated throughout with beautiful black & white drawings by illustrator Maryann Kovalski . This book is a collection of more than 100 schoolyard rhymes ; poems heard where children play; including skipping songs, nonsense verse, and some teases . The tradition of these spans generations ; they are the true literature of childhhood. These verses have been gatherd by children's literature and drama specialist David Booth and his 12 year old son, Jay. They scoured schoolyards and hallways to put together this lively collection. Professor Booth desribes these poems ansd play verses as 'the culture of the tribe called children'. With wry wit and whimsy and a keen eye for detail, Maryann Kovalski created illustrations that celebrate the mischief , merriement and humor children revel in, to complement this collection. Booth is a professor of children's literature at the University of Toronto , and an acclaimed international speaker and author of many books for cildren and teachers. Kovalski is an author and illustrator of children's books, and has had her illustrations exhibited in Canada and the United States, and many countries around the world. " Doctor Knickerbocker and other Rhymes - A Canadian Collection " , by David Booth & Maryann Kovalski ; published by Kids Can Press, Toronto , in English only ; 1993 Hard Cover book in original Dust Jacket *** Securely packed for Safe delivery , since 1965 *** Size: 10-1/4 x 9-1/4 x 1/2 ". Bookseller Inventory # 90990