This was given to me by friends of my parents
when I was very small It seemed ike a fuddy duddy book but I absolutely oved it I don tI was very small It seemed ike a fuddy duddy book but I absolutely oved it I don t I was reading yet or had just started so my mother it with me I m happy to see it s a classic and still around I still see some of the illustrations in my mind s eye even though I haven t opened the book in 200 years Not the best poetry ever but still good for getting children s imaginations going I enjoyed the original illustrations by Leonard Weis This is an excellent book and I ove the color poems They are well written and they rhyme too I also thought is was funny to read the introduction in the book and see that publishing Hailstones and Halibut Bones was almost a mistake The author was due with some work that was not yet ready So her publisher came over to her house and took a Secrets of the TEAS® Exam Study Guide look around in hope of finding SOMETHING she could use That s when her publisher found a bunch of poems all stuffed in a desk drawer that the author Mary O Neill had written and collected over the years and that is how this book came to be We really enjoyed this bookuckily we bought a copy with the original illustrations which are wonderful and fit perfectly with the book Two or three pages on each colour tell you the obvious things that are that colour and the not so obvious feelings and experiences Although th I hope to get the original Leonard Weisgard art A reviewer who gave The Little five stars mentioned this as another belove. Best Kindle, Hailstones and Halibut Bones by Mary ONeill This is very D touchstone of her childhoodOk I was given the Wallner edition
by Washoe The pictures are ovely But I can t rateWashoe The pictures are Conjure In African American Society lovely But I can t rate book It reminds me of The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown I shouldove both of
them but I actually despise them Why Because they decree Contentbut I actually despise them Why Because they decree Content gray and sleepiness too Says who I say sleepiness is a warm brown tbh So ok yes both books could be used in a classroom to inspire creative writing Fine Teach thus In Brown s opinion in O Neill s opinion How do you feel about these colors these things But still If the full book is shared before the students start to write I m concerned that their own creativity would be stifled I know mine is Any attempt I would make now would certainly be only a reaction a response nothing fresh or creativeAnd also many children encountering it don t even have that guidance They re definitely reading it as Established Wisdom And I honestly don t think either Brown or O Neill intended that So too bad sorry but Fail Love the illustrations and color The poems are good They made me think of colors in a different wayUnlike another reviewer I didn t feel Womens Political Activism in Palestine like I was being dictated to but encouraged to think about colors and see them differently Just my opinionDo agree with another reviewer the reference to red is an Indian was jarring and took points off These poems were okay except for using an Indian as an example of the color Red C mon O Neill eveneaving political correctness aside Native Americans are not actually carmine They di. Ood and the main topic to read with book details format Hardcover and
free download Ü eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB è Mary ONeillDn t do much for me but I see many people really Alien Commanders Bride (Draconians, liked them so ymmvI had the 1989 reissue with illustrations by John Wallner which are completely different from the original I think the original Leonard Weisgard illustrations did a better job of depicting the colorsAlso Wallner you need to be a bit mi Beautiful verses creatingovely images in a single hue This is a wonderful going to bed book for my son it s extremely soothing Unfortunately it puts mom to sleep faster
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It I However Read It Over AndI however read it over and title poem What is White White is a Dove And The alphas abused mate lily of the valley And a puddle of milk Spilled in an alley A ship s sail A kite s tail A wedding veil Hailstones and Halibut bones And some people s Telephones The hottest and most blindingight Is white And breath is white When you blow it out on a frosty night White is the shining absence of all color Then absence is white Out of touch Out of sight White is marshmallow And vanilla ice cream And the part you can t remember In a dream White is the sound Of a Word Alchemy light foot walking White is a pair of Whispers talking White is the beautiful Brokenace Of snowflakes falling On your face You can smell white In a country room Toward the end of May In the cherry bloomMy favorite poem is Black You The Black Renaissance in Francophone African and Caribbean Literatures ll have to get the book to read it This book is fantastic for teaching poetry Iove it It s good for description metaphor 5 senses etc and my students have really enjoyed reading the short poems Delightful. Thers 59 pages and has a text An Endless Lie languageike English isbn 9780385079112.