This clever collection of poems offers a word for each of the twentysix letters E for elevator, I for igloo, S for sciencefollowed by a brief, playful definition. The subject of the poems are wideranging, and young readers will enjoy discovering the word or words in each poem that start with the featured letter.
Lee Bennett Hopkins is a poet and anthologist and has been honored with the Christopher Award, the University of Southern Mississippi’s Medallion for lasting contributions to children’s literature,” and the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. He lives in Cape Coral, Florida.
Marla Baggetta is a fine artist and free-lance illustrator whose work has appeared in art galleries, books, advertising, and magazines. She lives in West Linn, Oregon.