One minute till bedtime : 60-second poems to send you off to sleep

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Time for bed? Time for poetry!

Former Children's Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt presents a blockbuster collection of brief, original gems by the most beloved writers and poets of our time. Illuminated with dreamlike wit and whimsy by New York Times illustrator and award-winning artist Christoph Niemann, here is a new bedtime classic.

Containing more than 140 original contributions, including all-new poems from Jack Prelutsky, Jon Scieszka, Dennis Lee, Sharon Creech, Nancy Willard, Mary Ann Hoberman, Nikki Grimes, Judith Viorst, Lemony Snicket, Lee Bennet Hopkins, Naomi Shihab Nye, X. J. Kennedy, Jane Yolen, and many more, bedtime just got easier.

When it's time for tuck-in, and your little one wants just one more moment with you, fill it with something that will feed the imagination and fuel a love of reading. Share a one-minute poem!

Whew! / Kenn Nesbitt
Paper people / Lisa Wheeler
I like old stories / Kim Norman
If I were a blue balloon / Renée LaTulippe
Roar / Donna Jo Napoli
Stuffed animal collection / Eileen Spinelli
Five little birds / Charles Waters
Pigeon / Jacqueline Jules
Me at the sea / Betsy Franco
Ocean fun / Avis Harley
Water can be a ... / Carol-Ann Hoyte
Gentle shower / Edel Wignell
Backyard circus / Nikki Grimes
Trampoline / Sara Holbrook
Map of fun / Naomi Shihab Nye
Sleepy / Santino Panzica
Wave goodnight / Michael J. Rosen
The road to morning / Kurt Cyrus
My horse is floating in the air / Jack Prelutsky
The big parade / Dennis Lee
All at once / Jon Scieszka
Poems can be silly / Kenn Nesbitt
Dinnertime / Scott Seegert
Friends on the menu / Alan Katz
To market, to market / Diane Z. Shore
My Uncle Joe / Michele Krueger
Each day at the zoo is always new / Margarita Engle
Lamb said, "mew" / David L. Harrison
Our kittens / Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
Running / Kate Coombs
All in a day's work / Timothy Tocher
The dandelion / Mark Carthew
Wind / John Foster
A hard rain / Greg Pincus
Starry / John Rice
Toasty warm jammies / Lorie Ann Grover
Bedtime on 7th Avenue / Ron Koertge
Sleepless / Bruce Lansky
A friend to the rescue / Christine Heppermann
Gesundheit / David L. Harrison
An odd thing happened ... / Colin West
Have I told you? / Kenn Nesbitt
Bigger than big / Dennis Lee
Our grandma kissed a pumpkin / Darren Sardelli
I have a hat / Verla Kay
Skateboard girl / B. J. Lee
The tadpole bowl / Libby Martinez
Puppy morning / Glenys Eskdale
School bus / Kathryn Apel
First day, Kindergarten / Sydra Mallery
Hummer / Jen Bryant
Seagull beach party / Sophie Masson
An orchestra in my room / Meredith Costain
God bless me / Brian P. Cleary
River song / Sherryl Clark
This is the hour / Liz Brownlee
Sleepy / Lee Bennett Hopkins
It's routine / Lee Wardlaw
The seventeen Fitz Sisters / Andrea Perry
Three bears aboard an iceberg / Samuel Kent
On adopting a pet elephant / Linda Ashman
What do you dream? / Kenn Nesbitt
Grandpa's hair / Paul Orshoski
My dad / Kathryn Apel
Sleeping over / Celeste Walters
Rolling down the hill / r April Halprin Wayland
Socks on the washing line / Celia Warren
Me and my feet / Donna Marie Merritt
Flower power! / Heidi Bee Roemer
Wild flowers / Bob Raczka
Time to sleep / Carole Gerber
Counting rhyme / Steven Withrow
Monkey business / Jenny Erlanger
A visit to the forest / Matt Forest Esenwine
Hippo / Ann Whitford Paul
Baby's bathtime / Brenda Williams
Boof / Sonya Sones
Bath time / Eric Ode
The suit / Calef Brown
PB patty / Tiffany Strelitz Haber
Good-night poem / Ralph Fletcher
Wiggle wiggle / Robert Pottle
Ted, Ted, climb in bed / Kenn Nesbitt
The "just because" hug / Robert Schechter
The song of the littlest cat / J. Patrick Lewis
Sky story / Rebecca Kai Dotlich
Happy visits / Pat Mora
We're bats / Laura Purdie Salas
Crickets / Elaine Magliaro
Rainbow / Betsy R. Rosenthal
Tasty moon / Dianne Bates
The banquet of the Sun / Nancy Willard
Tuck a poem in your head / Joan Bransfield Graham
The little red bed / Allan Wolf
When daddy tucks me in / Joshua Seigal
Little hand / Michelle Heidenrich Barnes
Adventures in Slumberland / Chris Cook
Oliver's one-man band / Jeff Mondak
The fur-bearing trout / Robert Paul Weston
Octopus / Harry Laing
What to yell when you're trapped in the belly of a whale / James Carter
Say goodnight / Kenn Nesbitt
Playmate / Bobbi Katz
me / Janeen Brian
Dear Tooth Fairy, / Julia Durango
My blankie / Elli Woodlard
I can't sleep when it's hot / Janet Wong
Mama and Papa / Helen Frost
Duckling day / Cynthia Porter
Shelter / Joyce Sidman
Baseball season / Kelly Ramsdell Fineman
In grandpa's barn / Marilyn Singer
November volcano / Heidi Mordhorst
September / Liz Rosenberg
Years / Mary Ann Hoberman
Tracks / Tracie Vaughn
Jerry's snowman / Kalli Dakos
Snow angels / Carole Gerber
Bedtime / Julie Larios
Bed, sweet bed / Brian Rock
Q+U / Joe Mohr
Count your blessings / Lemony Snicket
The world's longest yawn / Mike Lucas
How to fall asleep / Kenn Nesbitt
Gran's visit / Sally Murphy
Setting the table / Jane Yolen
No peas / Teena Raffa-Mulligan
Canoe / Juanita Havill
How to live forever / Judith Viorst
While I am asleep in my bed / Michael Salinger
Air ships / Charles Ghigna
Morning star / Jackie Hosking
Night flight / Ted Scheu
Moon mice / Neal Levin
Meeting a cow / Sharon Creech
Old Ned / David Davis
Armadillo / David Davis
For Pete's snake / Linda Knaus
My friend the chameleon / Nina Laden
Sandra's pet / Martin Pierce
Rock Pool / Matt Goodfellow
I dreamed I met a unicorn / Dave Crawley
Last poem / Stephanie Calmenson.

Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Former Children's Poet Laureate Nesbitt compiles a dizzyingly creative assortment of new bedtime-ready poems, each of which can be read in less than a minute. Calef Brown, Margarita Engle, J. Patrick Lewis, Marilyn Singer, and Lemony Snicket are among dozens of contributors, whose works vary widely in tone, form, and subject. Niemann's minimalistic illustrations-rendered in muted shades of blue, brown, and green-accentuate each poem. In Ron Koertge's "Bedtime on 7th Avenue," where "Even graffiti opens its loud neon mouth and yawns," Niemann shows a water tower snoozing on its side. And in Nina Laden's ode to a chameleon ("Of all the kinds of lizards/ He's really quite a wizard"), the reptile is snugly incorporated into a thickly outlined jigsaw puzzle. With a broad range of voices and sentiments, the collection delivers poems to meet any mood. Ages 4-8. (Nov.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Children's poetry.
Publisher New York :Little, Brown and Company,2016
Edition First edition.
Contributors Nesbitt, Kenn, editor.
Niemann, Christoph, illustrator.
Language English
Description 168 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
ISBN 9780316341219
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