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Cool melons--turn to frogs!

the life and poems of Issa

by Matthew Gollub

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Lee & Low Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kobayashi, Issa, 1763-1827 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Kobayashi, Issa, 1763-1827.,
  • Poets, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Poets, Japanese.,
  • Haiku.

  • About the Edition

    A biography and introduction to the work of the Japanese haiku poet whose love for nature finds expression in the more than thirty poems included in this book.

    Edition Notes

    Statementstory and Haiku translations by Matthew Gollub ; illustrations by Kazuko G. Stone ; calligraphy by Keiko Smith.
    ContributionsStone, Kazuko G., ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL797.2.Z5 G65 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL353424M
    ISBN 101880000717
    LC Control Number98013087

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    Check out the classroom-tested, standards-aligned lesson plan Experiencing Haiku Through Mindfulness, Movement & Music by Rashna Wadia with Cool Melons— Turn to Frogs! provided by , a website developed by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Michael Dylan Welch on Issa Cool melons— turn to frogs! If people should come near. (translation by Matthew Gollub, from Cool Melons—Turn to Frogs! The .

    Cool Melons— Turn to Frogs! The Life and Poems of Issa Review By School Library Journal. A successful collaboration of verse and prose that brings a famous 18th-century poet to life. Gollub’s original translations of Issa’s haiku are interspersed with biographical narrative (slightly fictionalized) so that each one lends context to the other. Cool Melons-- Turn to Frogs: The Life and Poems of Issa by. Matthew Gollub,. Kazuko G. Stone (Illustrator)/5.


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The poems also appear in Japanese along the outside edges of. Cool Melons - Turn to Frogs!: The Life and Poems of Issa by Matthew Gollub and Kazuko G. Stone. Like the haiku form of poetry itself, here is a book that is all grace and wonder.

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Cool Melons--Turn to Frogs. Cool Melons--Turn to Frogs. Matthew Gollub. Born in on a farm in central Japan, Issa began writing Haiku as a young child. Matthew Gollub has integrated the story of Issa's life and selections of his best-known work.

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Cool melons --turn to frogs! If people should come near. Cool Melons -- Turn to Frogs!: The Life and Poems of Issa (Lee and Low Books, ) is so beautiful that I got teary-eyed the first time I looked through it. This picture book tells the story of .Gollub (Uncle Snake,etc.) translates 33 of Issa's more t haiku, intersperses them through a short biography, and caps it all with an explanation of some of the poems' less obvious images.

With the Japanese originals running decoratively along their margins, Stone's appealing formal paintings illustrate the poems literally: children in traditional dress stand with their mouths.

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