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Write your own haiku : see the world through "haiku eyes" / Patricia Donegan ; [illustrations by Masturzh Jeffrey].

Donegan, Patricia, (author.). Jeffrey, Masturzh, (illustrator.).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Morgan Co PL - Monrovia Branch J 808.141 DON (Text) 78551000378145 Juvenile Non-Fiction Checked out 08/03/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780804849296
  • ISBN: 0804849293
  • Physical Description: 47 pages : color illustrations, forms ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Tokyo ; Tuttle Publishing [2017]
  • Distributor: North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Publishing

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Write poetry in the Japanese tradition : easy step-by-step instructions to compose simple poems" -- at head of title.
"Published in 2005 by Tuttle Publishing, an imprint of Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd."--Colophon.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 46-47).
Summary, etc.:
"Haiku is a uniquely Japanese form of poetry that uses vivid words and imagery to capture a feeling or a moment in just three lines. Short but powerful, haiku poems are easy and fun to write and share with your friends. The activities in this book will show you how to create your own haiku and will help you to think up memorable words and images, and write the three short lines that make a great haiku."--Back cover.
In this fun Japanese children's book, kids will learn to create haiku-- elegant and simplistic Japanese poems. Haiku is a uniquely Japanese form of poetry that uses vivid words and imagery to capture a feeling or a moment in just three lines. Short but powerful, haiku poems are easy and fun to write and share with your friends. Haiku has become increasingly popular in school curriculums around the world, particularly among teachers introducing students to the art of poetry as well as Asian history and heritage. The activities in this haiku-for-kids book will show you how to create haiku and will help you to think up meaningful words and images with which you can write beautiful poetry.
Entering the haiku world -- The seven keys to writing haiku -- Writing your first haiku -- Your favorite season haiku -- Your haibun (story with haiku) -- Your haiga (drawing and haiku) -- Your renga (linked poetry) -- Making a small book and other haiku activities -- Glossary of haiku-related words -- Haiku resource guide.
Target Audience Note:
8-12.
Subject: Haiku > Juvenile literature.
Haiku > Authorship > Juvenile literature.
Poetry, Japanese > Juvenile literature.
Haiku.
Haiku > Authorship.
Poetry, Japanese.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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