Starry Blankets: Poems for Bedtime (Hardcover)

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Starry Blankets: Poems for Bedtime By Ryan G. Van Cleave (Editor), Eve Merriam, Sejung Kim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ryan G. Van Cleave (Editor), Eve Merriam, Sejung Kim (Illustrator)
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Eve Merriam's beloved poetry tenderly holds our hearts in this timeless collection of bedtime poetry. Gorgeous illustrations and dreamy stanzas lull even the liveliest little one off to sleep.

"You be the tree, I'll be the pears, carry me, carry me, up the stairs."

Starry Blankets: Poems for Bedtime is perfect for lap reading or snuggling under the covers, includes more than twenty of Merriam's most known and most loved poems. Selected from across her long career, this collection is a great introduction to this icon in children's poetry.

Nice and Tight

You be saucer,

I'll be cup,

piggyback, piggyback,

pick me up

You be tree,

I'll be pears,

carry me, carry me

up the stairs.

You be Good,

I'll be Night,

tuck me in, tuck me in

nice and tight.

About the Author

Ryan G. Van Cleave wrote his first poem at age five, and he's been writing, reading, and loving poetry ever since. He earned a PhD in American literature with an emphasis in poetry and has taught at numerous colleges and universities. As The Picture Book Whisperer, he helps celebrities and high-profile clients write picture books and kidlit projects.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781638193098
ISBN-10: 1638193096
Publisher: Moonshower
Publication Date: September 17th, 2024
Pages: 32
Language: English