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Pretty Much Guaranteed To much guaranteed to this book but I found that I unexpectedly moved by Jeffers artwork The illustrations which capture both the pale beauty of a snow covered world as well as the colorful elements brought into that world by the man in his snow drawn carriage have uite a few surprises hidden in them From the hares hiding in the brush on one page to the deer watching as the man lays down the food he has brought for the woodland animals there is plenty going on in the illustrations that add to the basic story line of the poem Highly recommended to anyone looking for picture book presentations of classic poems intended for children as well as to fans of Ms Jeffers artwork Loved this poem Story of my life This poem Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost isn t my favourite poem but it holds a special place in my heart since it s the first poem I remember nowing by heart not that I recall ever actively trying to memorize it I memorized it bit by bit or bird by bird if Anne Lamott is around but it was never my intention to memorize it it began like a game Whose woods these are I think I nowHis house is in the village though With some lovely illustrations by Susan Jeffers to go along with Frost s poem I wanted to have a copy of this and I m glad that I put this out on the coffee table just before everyone arrived for dinner and bringing dinner I might add the other night Sometimes words songs images hold so much significance within them that it seems impossible to convey what meaning your heart has assigned them For me I rememb. Robert Frost 1874 1963 is one of America's most celebrated poets and a four time winner of the Pulitzer PrizeSusan Jeffers is the illustrator of such distinguished picture books as Three Jovial Huntsmen a Caldecott Honor Book; Rachel Field's Hitty; and the ABBY Award winning Brother Eagle Sister Sky which was also a New York Times best sell.
Robert Frost Ó 3 reviewN ancient Lovely artwork that adds to the text The book didn t hold the attention of my class one and two year olds but maybe children around five and up would enjoy it Robert Frost is a prime example of poetry done well I don t now about all of that metaphorical philosophy stuff but Robert Frost both gets straight to the point and does so with words that flow perfectly painting vivid images in your mind I first read this through school a couple years ago it must have been and it was my first experience actually enjoying poetry This poem will probably hold a place in my heart forever and I am eager to read of Frost am I ever given the opportunity So often when I think of my children I think of vibrancy energy motion Sometimes it s dancing sometimes it s that I m too tired to admit I need a nap frantic zooming from one thing they shouldn t do or touch or put in their mouth to another Poetry and children just seem to go together Children respond with pleasure to the unexpected rhyme the tap tap tapping of an allitera Robert Frost s classic winter poem Stopping By Woods On a Snowy Evening which was
"composed in 1922 and first published in 1923 as part of his New Hampshire volume "in 1922 and first published in 1923 as part of his New
Hampshire volume the text for this beautiful picture book His evocative words are paired with Susan Jeffers beautiful artwork which amplifiesvolume the text for this beautiful picture book His evocative words are paired with Susan Jeffers beautiful artwork which amplifies story to be found in the poem depicting the travelling narrator as a The Book of Air kindly soul who leaves good things for the forest residents as he passes throughAs someone who has loved this poem since the day I first encountered it as a young girl reading through the collected works of Rober. Are animals to find among the trees and theindly figure with his promises to eep exudes warmth as he stops to appreciate the uiet delights of winter The handsome new vellum jacket will attract new and old fans as it evokes a frost covered windowpane This celebration of a season makes an ideal holiday gift for a child a teacher or a host. Oh this is just lovely Mostly black and white illustrations with soft pastel enhancements gently added The uick poem of a ride in nature on a snowy eve The old familiar words are given new life by Susan Jeffers ethereal lovely illustrations an elderly
gentleman stops to the beauty of a uiet woods and even makes a snow angel 4 Starsstops to admire the beauty of a uiet woods and even makes a snow angel 4 Stars woods are lovely dark and deep But I have promises to eep And miles to go before I sleep And miles to go before I sleep If you ve ever seen or experienced snow you ve probably taken a few minutes to marvel at its beauty Possibly you were drawn to this element of nature that is at once soothing to look at and dark in its association with cold winter and the silence of nature In literature the seasons of nature are often
used to explore the relationship between life andto explore the relationship between life and Robert Frost s Stopping by Woods It was the end of the fall semester the end of a long evening lit class and the hands on the clock indicated 940 For those of you who aren t familiar with the term clock it was a circular device affixed to the wall to indicate timeIt was a Wednesday evening and I had two essays due the following day hadn t started either yet and I had a raging crush on a guy named Kurt who was meeting me after class to make out and who turned out to be a TOTAL LOSERBut let s get back to 940 and the class that would never end and my shaking right leg and my eyes that could not be averted from the clockThe professor was still at the front of the class silent now holding papers and an open book before himFor those of you who aren t familiar with the term papers they were Ever since it was published in 1978 the picture book presentation of Robert Frost's poem Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening has been an enduring favorite For this special edition with a new design trim size and three new spreads Susan Jeffers has added detail and subtle color to her sweeping backgrounds of frosty New England scenes There. ,