Lasso The Wind: Aurèlia’s Verses And Other Poems

Lasso-the-Wind-jacket-FINAL-copy-270x300Poet Laureate of Toronto George Elliott Clarke’s collection of lyrical poetry will captivate readers of all ages. His poetry touches a variety of subjects, such as animals, school, exploration, poverty, and nature. The poems also describe the joy he has for his smiling daughter, Aurèlia. The colorfully captivating illustrations pair perfectly with the poems. Though some of the poems cover adult concepts  that may be difficult for young readers to grasp, this collection is still great for emerging and early poets.   ema


Title: Lasso The Wind: Aurèlia’s Verses And Other Poems
Author: George Elliott Clarke
: Susan Tooke
: Nimbus
: 2013
Original Language
: English 
ISBN: 978-1-77108-050-7
Hardcover pages
: 64
Age range: 7-12
: Picture Book, Poetry Collection
Authors’ ethnicity: Canadian
Authors’ residence
: Toronto
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Canadian
Illustrator’s residence
: Canada
Subjects: Insects, Music, Nature, Poetry, Poor,

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