Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!: An Animal Poem for Each Day of the Year

by Nosy Crow (Author) Britta Teckentrup (Illustrator)

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!: An Animal Poem for Each Day of the Year
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
A lavishly illustrated collection of 366 animal poems--one for every day of the year! The perfect book for children (and grown-ups!) to share at the beginning or end of the day. Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 animal poems--one for every day of the year. Filled with favorites and new discoveries written by a wide variety of poets, including William Blake, Christina Rosetti, Carl Sandburg, Grace Nichols, Matsuo Basho, Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, and many more. This is the perfect book for children (and grown-ups!) to share at the beginning or end of the day.

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Review quotes

Attention parents and caregivers: You might have a new bedtime routine for 2022. . . . Waters has unearthed poems about an astounding range of creatures beyond William Blake's famous tiger. . . Teckentrup's luminous illustrations, which recall Eric Carle collages, will coax children to gaze, linger and let the lovely sound of the poetry sink in.
—The New York Times Book Review

All sorts of animals romp, crawl and soar through Britta Teckentrup's stylish illustrations for 'Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!', a handsome 4.5-pound whopper of a book with a poem for every day of the year. . . Families with children ages 2-7 will get a lot of wear at bedtime out of this one.
—The Wall Street Journal

Britta Teckentrup's digital illustrations are both startling and gorgeous. The arresting tiger image on the cover stares right out at you from the jungle foliage, inviting you in.
—The Star Tribune

This gorgeous, massive volume is a sumptuous feast of pictures and poems, with spectacular full- and double-page artwork by Britta Teckentrup.
—The Buffalo News

So many beautiful books with lyrical texts were published this year, it's hard to choose one as This Season's Best. But we chose, anyway. Kudos to 'Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright, ' made of an animal poem for each day of the year, a big, lavishly-illustrated anthology. . . . The special thing about this 4.5-pound book is that it can be enjoyed by all ages.
—The St. Paul Pioneer Press

The forms of the poems run the gamut from free verse to haiku, and the tone varies from silly to solemn. The artwork, by Britta Teckentrup, is as vivid as the poems themselves. . . . Read this treasure cover to cover one poem at a time for the next year, or dip in and out, over and over.
—The Florida Times-Union

Sure to invite conversation and wonder.
—Book Riot
Nosy Crow
Benji Davies, from a young age, was invariably found drawing and painting at the kitchen table, a scene which is often repeated to this day. He lives with his wife in London.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781536217186
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication date
October 20, 2021
Series
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BISAC categories
JNF042000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Poetry | General
JNF003000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | General
JNF034000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Literary Criticism & Collections
Library of Congress categories
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