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The Illustrated Emily Dickinson

A stunningly illustrated collection of Emily Dickinson's most beloved poems.

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64 pages • 9 in x 11 in • Ideal for kids 7-10 years old
Thoughtfully created by
author Ryan G. Van Cleave

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In this gorgeously illustrated collection of poems, readers are introduced to twenty-five of Emily Dickinson's most beloved poems, each illustrated with stunning, full-color collage artwork. Brief commentary and helpful definitions accompany each poem, making The Illustrated Emily Dickinson among the most accessible—and beautiful—introductions to the Belle of Amherst available!

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Filled with page after page of gorgeous collage artwork

Each poem features stunning artwork, each carefully crafted to capture the spirit of Emily's verses.

Thoughtfully designed to make Dickinson's poems accessible

Each poem includes critical thinking questions, handy definitions, and even activity prompts to help kids (or adults!) experience the poem in creative, artistic ways. In the back of the book, there's also a guide to traditional interpretations of each poem; though of course, the beauty of poetry is that there's no wrong way to read a poem.

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  • Ryan G. Van Cleave

    Ryan G. Van Cleave wrote his first poem at age five, and he’s been writing, reading, and loving poetry ever since. He earned a Ph.D. in American Literature with an emphasis in poetry and has taught at numerous colleges and universities. Currently, he runs the creative writing major at Ringling College of Art and Design. As The Picture Book Whisperer, he helps celebrities and high-profile clients write picture books and kidlit projects.

    Ryan G. Van Cleave 
  • David Miles

    David Miles is an award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of over 40 books, including ​The Side-by-Side Declaration of Independence, Book, The Interactive Constitution, Allegro, Unicorn and Horse, and other titles. He has worked as a designer, illustrator, and creative director, and he now runs Bushel & Peck Books with his wife, Stephanie. He's been named a CYBILS Award Finalist, Publishers Weekly Star Watch Nominee, Trvst Changemaker, New York Book Show Award Winner, and Bill Fisher Award Finalist, among other accolades. He lives in Fresno, California, with his family.

    David Miles 
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