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Enormous smallness a story of E. E. Cummings by Matthew Burgess

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • American Young adult poetry,
  • American poetry,
  • American Poets

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesStory of E.E. Cummings
Statementby Matthew Burgess ; illustrations by Kris DiGiacomo
ContributionsDiGiacomo, Kris, illustrator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.U334 Z5635 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27183244M
ISBN 10159270171X
ISBN 109781592701711
LC Control Number2015005781
OCLC/WorldCa890179929

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  Overview. Enormous Smallness is a nonfiction picture book about the poet E.E. cummings. Here E.E.'s life is presented in a way that will make children curious about him and will lead them to play with words and ask plenty of questions as well. Lively and informative, the book also presents some of Cummings's most wonderful poems, integrating them Brand: Enchanted Lion Books. An American Library Association Notable Book, Enormous Smallness was named one of the "Best Children's Books of " by The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and The Huffington Post. Minneapolis Public Radio calls Enormous Smallness one of the year's Best Books to Give (And Get), The Wall Street Journal calls it a "biographical standout for , and Booklist features it on their Lasting . Enormous Smallness is a nonfiction picture book about the poet E.E. cummings. Here E.E.'s life is presented in a way that will make children curious about him and will lead them to play with words and ask plenty of questions as : Enchanted Lion Books. Enormous Smallness: A Story of E.E. Cummings Matthew Burgess, illus. by Kris Di Giacomo. Enchanted Lion (Consortium, dist.), $ (64p) ISBN

Enormous Smallness: A Story of e. e. cummings by Matthew Burgess and Kris Di Giacomo At a young age, the poet E. E. Cummings discovered an open, playful love of language read more 13 Total Resources 4 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books. Enormous Smallness. by Matthew Burgess and Kris Di Giacomo (Enchanted Lion, ) This book is the author’s debut picture book, and as a poet and creative writing teacher he found a perfect venue for these words. And here’s a great look at the illustrator’s work over at This Picture Book Life. (If you haven’t seen Brief Thief, RUN to the library.   There are birds, elephants, and bunnies cavorting throughout the book. Di Giacomo used words in her layered work so that they fall like leaves from trees, swirl in snowflakes, and fly up on kite strings. enormous Smallness shows how the loving support of Cummings’ family helped spur his creativity. His father built him a treehouse, a little room of his own, where he could let his imagination . Kris Di Giacomo has 40 books on Goodreads with ratings. Kris Di Giacomo’s most popular book is Enormous Smallness: A Story of E. E. Cummings.

  ENORMOUS SMALLNESS A STORY OF E.E. CUMMINGS by Matthew Burgess ; illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ap A picture-book biography of the poet, with appropriately quirky multimedia :   Enormous smallness: A Story of E.E. Cummings is a KBACH/Changing Hands Bookstore Book of the Month Pick "This is a book that will satisfy both the adults who read it to children, and the children who are lucky enough to hear it." The San Francisco Book Review/5(K).   Enormous Smallness is a nonfiction picture book about the poet E.E. cummings. Here E.E.'s life is presented in a way that will make children curious about him and will lead them to play with words and ask plenty of questions as well/5(88). Enormous Smallness: A Story of E.E. Cummings Matthew Burgessis a doctoral lecturer at Brooklyn College and a poet-in-residence in NYC elementary schools through Teachers & Writers Collaborative. He was awarded a grant from The Fund for Poetry in , and his debut collection of poems, Slippers for Elsewhere, was published in by UpSet Press.