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Mural on Second Avenue and Other City Poems by Lilian Moore

Mural on Second Avenue and Other City Poems

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Mural on Second Avenue and Other City Poems by Lilian Moore
Sep 24, 2013 | 32 Pages
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  • Paperback $6.99

    Sep 24, 2013 | 32 Pages | 5-9 years

  • Hardcover $16.99

    Mar 03, 2005 | 32 Pages | 5-9 years

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MURAL ON SECOND AVENUE: AND OTHER CITY POEMS collects previously published poems by Lilian Moore, with artwork as electric as the urban beat by Russian-born artist Roma Karas.
—Publishers Weekly

The joys of city life are extolled in a book whose charm lies in simple observations.

Conveying an idyllic but never sugary view of urban life, this gathering not only marks a strong debut for the illustrator, but highlights the timeless quality of so much of Moore’s poetry.
—Kirkus Reviews

These poems speak loudly to children; their simply stated messages spread encouragement to fledgling writers.
—School Library Journal

Few surpass Lilian Moore’s genius at translating experience and observation into poetry for the very young. Here the late poet’s abillities are handsomely showcased.
—Horn Book, The

Moore, a master of translating everyday experiences into poems for children, describes summer rain, window shopping, construction, murals, and other city happenings.
—Book Links

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