Edgar Allan Poe
"Gr. 5 Up...spacious format; a wide variety of poems; and colorful, interpretive illustrations...."--SLJ. "The format is admirable: a handsome sampler of poems, with a short introductory essay, unfamiliar words briefly defined in footnotes, and a few prefatory sentences for each poem to establish context and aid interpretation. 13 of Poe's more accessible poems appear here, including The Raven, ' The Bells, ' Eldorado, ' and Annabel Lee.'...concludes with passages from short stories that highlight Poe's mastery of prose....Cobleigh provides atmospheric art: an arresting picture of The Raven, ' a cadaverous ghoul in The Bells, ' and a depiction of the narrator of The Tell-Tale Heart' as a deranged Wee Willy Winky."--Kirkus Reviews. ." . . creepy, unnerving, chilling, and fascinating. . ."--Buzz Weekly. 48 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Whisper1 - LibraryThing
When in college, a professor who taught American Literature, loved Edgar Allan Poe. I confess that I wasn't drawn to his writings back then, nor am I particularly enamored today. But, I very much like ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cscapp1 - LibraryThing
I liked this book but I felt like it had some flaws. This is a good collection for younger readers who have not been introduced to Edgar Allen Poe. As always, Poe’s stories are creepy and come from a ... Read full review
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