Poetry Friday is hosted today Think Kid, Think!
For Poetry Friday -- "Silver seeds: a book of nature poems" written by Paul Paolilli and Dan Brewer with paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher.
SILVER SEEDS appears deceptively simple, but a closer read reveals a thoughtful collection of acrostic poems that invite the reader to contemplate a variety of nature's most fundamental pleasures and perhaps see them in a new way. The works are arranged in a chronology that takes readers from
Down goes the moon
And up comes the sun,
The illustrations are lovely and soft-edged seeming to encourage a quiet communion with the subject at hand.
I've found this book to be an enjoyable introduction to acrostic poems for my students.