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Mornings with the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver In A THOUSAND MORNINGS, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her life’s work, transporting us to the marshland and coastline of her beloved home, Provincetown, Massachusetts. In these pages, Oliver shares the wonder of dawn, the grace of animals, and the transformative power of attention. Whether studying the leaves of a tree or mourning her adored dog, Percy, she is ever patient in her observations and open to the teachings contained in the smallest of moments. Our most precious chroniclerRead more »
Push-along play with Wheelie Duck and Friends.
Wheelie Duck and Friends combines a book and toy in one to make the ultimate, simple novelty book. Your child will love to push them around, roll them, race them, and read them. Each shaped board book features delightful toys, containing six bold pages with more toys of the same. From pictures of Fish, Octopus, Giraffe, Crocodile, and other animal chums.
Simple large-type words and fun annotations make these books perfect for learning and encouraging language skills. The safe, sturdy closure holds the pages together, so your child can roll them aroundRead more »
Push-along play with Wheelie Truck and Friends.
Wheelie Truck and Friends combines a book and toy in one to make the ultimate, simple novelty book. Your child will love to push them around, roll them, race them, and read them. Each shaped board book features delightful toys, containing six bold pages with more toys of the same. From pictures of Plane, Helicopter, Train, Tractor, and more things-that-go friends.
Simple large-type words and fun annotations make these books perfect for learning and encouraging language skills. The safe, sturdy closure holds the pages together, so your child canRead more »
Teach your child about things that go with this hands-on My Little Carry Book.
With lots of fun-filled pictures, your toddler will love learning about things that go with this My Little Carry Book. Turn the pages with your child and watch as they develop language and reading skills. Ten familiar vehicles can be found, each on a new bright page – from a big truck and a shiny bus, to a chunky-wheeled tractor and a little sailing boat – with engaging rhyming words to read aloud. Then they all appear together on the final page for them to name again.
Your child will love the bright spotty handleRead more »
A third collection from an award-winning poet whose "gift is breathtaking" (Naomi Shihab Nye)The themes of identity, relationships, and the poet’s sense of origin are at the heart of Eugene Gloria’s rich and captivating new collection. The title poem weaves together Japan’s sixteenth-century warlord Hideyoshi with a meditation about the poet’s father’s dementia; "Here on Earth" embraces post-racial America and the speaker’s own sense of displacement in the Midwest. In elegy and psalm, as well as ancient forms from Asia such as the haibun and pantoum, these elegant and passionateRead more »
Selected for the National Poetry Series by Lucie Brock-BroidoPoet Julianne Buchsbaum has won acclaim for her "rich, lucid, alliterative lexicon, full of apt surprise" (Reginald Shepherd); "there is something of Wallace Stevens in her precision, her incredible diction," says Matthew Rohrer. Her new collection, The Apothecary’s Heir, depicts a damaged world in which the speaker is trying to make sense of human relationships in the aftermath of loss. A series of meditations on landscapes of our postmodern world—a sickbed, a gas station, a bomb shelter, a rest stop along aRead more »
Alberto Manguel is a writer, translator, and editor of international reputation; his many books include The Dictionary of Imaginary Places (with Gianni Guadalupi), the award-winning novel News From a Foreign Country Came, and the short story anthologies Black Water, The Gates of Paradise, and (with Craig Stephenson) In Another Part of the Forest. Born in Buenos Aires, Manguel has traveled extensively and is now a Canadian citizen.Read more »
A new collection from a Whiting award and National Poetry Series winner. Thomas Lux has called Roger Fanning "an American original…[whose] poems are so pure, so piercing, so simple, so distilled that reading him is like taking a drunk-with-language dive into a moonlit lake on a night you believe you will live forever!" Fanning writes surprising and evocative poems that are filled with humor and ingenuity; Mary Karr says he "tunes us in to those minuscule instants of revelation that can keep life from being a long zombie convention." This new collection of poems, Fanning’sRead more »
The debut collection of a poet whose savage, hilarious work has already received extraordinary notice. Since his poems first began to appear in the pages of The New Yorker and Poetry, there has been a lot of excited talk about the fresh and inventive work of Michael Robbins. Equal parts hip- hop, John Berryman, and capitalism seeking death and not finding it, Robbins’s poems are strange, wonderful, wild, and completely unlike anything else being written today. As allusive as the Cantos, as aggressive as a circular saw, this debut collection will offend none but the virtuous, and is certainRead more »
An essential new collection of poetry from the First World War. This indispensable anthology brings together the works of three major poets from the First World War. Ivor Gurney (1890-1937) was a classical music composer and poet who published two volumes of poems, Severn and Somme and War’s Embers. Wilfred Owen’s (1893- 1918) realistic poetry is remarkable for its details of war and combat. Isaac Rosenberg’s (1890-1918) Poems from the Trenches is widely considered one of the finest examples of war poetry from the period. Carefully selected by Jon Stallworthy, a professor emeritus of EnglishRead more »