Out of Wonder

Poems Celebrating Poets

A Newbery Medalist & a Caldecott Honoree offer an ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder

By Kwame Alexander , Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth Read by Ron Butler , Erin Bennett and MacLeod Andrews Biographies & Memoirs / Nonfiction / Poetry English, Unabridged 1h 17m Sell Sheet Also available on
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2 Audio CDs March 20, 2018 $14.99 $12.99 9781974900060 Add to Cart
							Out of gratitude for the poet's art form, Newbery Award winning author and poet Kwame Alexander, along with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth, present original poems that pay homage to twenty famed poets who have made the authors' hearts sing and their minds wonder. Stunning mixed-media images by Ekua Holmes, winner of a Caldecott Honor and a John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award, complete the celebration, inviting the viewer to listen, wonder, and perhaps even pick up a pen.

"Newbery medalist Kwame Alexander has come up with a fresh and joyful way to interest children in poetry..." - Booklist, Starred Review

"Powerhouse poet Alexander, along with friends Colderley and Wentworth, offers a culturally rich collection of poetic tributes that extends the legacies of poets from around the globe...This book is sure to be an educator's lucky charm for a survey-of-poetry unit and is also a perfect entryway for families to wonder and explore together...A magnificent exploration of the poetic imagination." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

"Listening to these poems written in the style of beloved poets and inspired by their lives will bring out smiles." - Audiofile