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Here are some titles recommended by one member of our focus advisory group:
- Cool Melons Turn to Frogs, Matthew Gollub Doug Florian's books:
- Beast Feast, Insectlopedia, In the Swim and others
- Inner Chimes: Poems on Poetry, Gobbye S. Goldstein
- The Gargoyle on the Roof, Jack Prelutsky (" ... poems composed to the rhythm of well kown songs...it's fun to see if you can figure out which ones he has used.")
- Belly Button of the Moon, Francisco X. Alarcon
- Laughing Tomatoes, Francisco X. Alarcon
- Maples in the Mist (Children's poems from the Tang Dynasty), Minfong Ho
- Spring: A Haiku Story, George Shannon
- Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems, Kristine O'Connnell George
While I'm posting, here are some titles recommended by Haiku Society of America, for students:
- Aldiss, Stephen A Haiku Garden: The Four Seasons in Poems & Prints
- A Haiku Menagerie: Living Creatures in Poems and Prints
- Haiku People: Big and Small in Poems and PrintsCassedy, Sylvia Birds, Frogs, and Moonlight. (illustrated by Vo-Dinh).
- Demi In the Eyes of the Cat: Japanese Poetry for All Seasons
- Haiku by the Children: World Children's Haiku Contest '90 Japan Airlines.
- Harter, Penny Shadow Play: Night Haiku (illustrated by Jeffrey Greene)
- Higginson, William Wind in the Long Grass: A Collection of Haiku (illustrated by Sandra Speidel)
Any one have comments on any of these books? Other books to recommend?
-- Anonymous, April 04, 2000