Meet Isabel, a remarkable girl (based on Ogden Nash's own daughter) who encounters four fearsome foes and doesn't worry, scream or scurry. Courage, spunk and a lot of humor help make Isabel's adventures something you'll share over and over again.Beautiful watercolor paintings bring The Adventures of Isabel vividly to life, while the audio CD of Ogden Nash reading his classic poem will let everyone...
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Series: A Poetry Speaks Experience
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (April 1, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 10 x 0.5 x 11.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 680187
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Though I don't like the violence (fairy tale style,) this is a rare sort of book that uses rhyme in a clever and child-centered way AND has an empowered female main character. There are few books on my quality children's literature list that favorabl...
amazing exploits of Isabel!As a bonus on audio CD, Ogden Nash reads The Adventures of IsabelOgden Nash was born in New York in 1902 and wrote The Adventures of Isabel in the 1930s. He published hundreds of poems, many of them for his two daughters, Linell and Isabel. They occasionally appeared as characters in his poems, as Isabel does in The Adventures of Isabel. Nash died in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1971.Bridget Starr Taylor and her husband have two sons, a daughter, and very recently twin grandchildren. She and her family live in New York and spend summers and weekends at her farm in Connecticut. Bridget rides a bike wherever she goes and plays tennis, most often in polka-dotted shorts!