The Resource A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers, by Nancy Willard ; illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen

A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers, by Nancy Willard ; illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen

Label
A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers
Title
A visit to William Blake's inn
Title remainder
poems for innocent and experienced travelers
Statement of responsibility
by Nancy Willard ; illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen
Creator
Contributor
Publisher
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn. Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests
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Member of
Awards note
  • Newbery Medal, 1982.
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 1982.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.I444
LC item number
V5 1981
Literary form
poetry
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers, by Nancy Willard ; illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen
Publication
Note
  • Sieruta Collection copy signed by author on title page and signed by illustrator on flyleaf.
  • Art techniques used: Whimsical gouache, pen and ink paintings
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to William Blake's Inn -- William Blake's Inn for innocent and experienced travelers -- Blake's wonderful car delivers us wonderfully well -- A rabbit reveals my room -- The sun and moon circus soothes the wakeful guests -- The man in the marmalade hat arrives -- The king of cats orders an early breakfast -- The wise cow enjoys a cloud -- Two sunflowers move into the yellow room -- The wise cow makes Way, Room, and Believe -- Blake leads a walk on the Milky Way -- When we come home, Blake calls for fire -- The marmalade man makes a dance to mend us -- The king of cats sends a postcard to his wife -- The tiger asks Blake for a bedtime story -- Blake tells the tiger the tale of the tailor -- Epilogue -- Blake's advice to travelers
Control code
7573231
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
44, [1] pages
Isbn
9780152938239
Lccn
80027403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)7573231

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