Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Poetry Books about Dogs

Dogs may be “man’s best friend,” but they’ve also been the frequent subject of poetry for young people. Here are some of the many poetry books that feature the canine world.

The list begins:

            Ashman, Linda. 2008. Stella, Unleashed. New York: Sterling.

            Clements, Andrew. 2007. Dogku. New York: Simon & Schuster.

            Crawley, Dave. 2007. Dog Poems. Honesdale, PA: Wordsong/Boyds Mills.

Creech, Sharon. 2001. Love That Dog. New York: HarperCollins.

Florian, Douglas. 2003. Bow Wow Meow Meow. San Diego: Harcourt.

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