Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night

Joyce Sidman

A 2011 Newbery Honor Book


Come think the cool and shadowed breeze,
come odor your means one of the bushes,
come contact tough bark and leathered leaves:
Welcome to the evening.

Welcome to the evening, the place mice stir and bushy moths flutter. the place snails spiral into shells as orb spiders circle in silk. the place the roots of oak bushes get well and service from their time within the mild. the place the porcupette eats delicacies—raspberry leaves!—and coos and sings.

Come out to the cool, evening wooden, and buzz and hoot and howl—but do watch out for the nice horned owl—for it’s wild and it’s windy means out within the woods!

This Newbery Honor-winning photo publication combines fantastically written poetry with evidence of the wooded area and complex illustrations to shape a marvelously attractive assortment.

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