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How to Cross a Pond: Poems About Water

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From “Water Music” and the “Babbling Brook” (it speaks in Brookish) to an ocean that “sometimes sings and sometimes raves,” Marilyn Singer has captured the nature of water in this insightful and lyrical collection of poems. Whether she is showing us gardens, all dressed-up in “diamond necklaces of dew or lace collars of frost,” or the “sudden summer stream . . . the stubby ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published August 12th 2003 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
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I have had this book of poems called How to Cross a Pond: Poems about Water since I was a little kid . So I finally decided to read it . Actually I quite liked these poems . These poems were very cute and fun to read . Think of course that these poems are for little kids but actually I quite enjoyed them . I would recommend this book to anyone with little siblings , or if you just want a little book to read when you have 15 minutes .
Deanna Mcdonough
I loved how every picture was painted blue. Some poems showed the gracefulness of water, others the power of water. Nothing was too hard to read. It was a prefect book for young readers. The poems where very relaxing. It's nice book to use for teaching when trying to calm an excited class down. It was a very enjoyable poerty book.
Excellent poems about water. Great for kids to get an appreciation of such a valuable resource.
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Marilyn Singer was born in the Bronx (New York City) on October 3, 1948 and lived most of her early life in N. Massapequa (Long Island), NY. She attended Queens College, City University of New York, and for her junior year, Reading University, England. She holds a B.A. in English from Queens and an M.A. in Communications from New York University.

In 1974, after teaching English in New York City hig
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