Hailstones and Halibut Bones

Hailstones and Halibut Bones

Adventures in Color

Book - 1961
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Beloved by critics and readers alike for nearly 60 years, Mary O'Neill's timeless children's book of poetry is a tribute to the many beautiful colors we see around us, and is considered a modern children's classic. Featuring twelve beautiful poems, and deeply luminous illustrations, Hailstones and Halibut Bones is a perfect poetry addition to any home or classroom library.

"An exploration in imaginative, evocative verses of the world of color and its relationship to the other senses."
-- The New York Times Book Review (A Top Ten Distinguished Juvenile Book)

"Has inspired young poets all over the country."
-- Publishers Weekly

"John Wallner has added rich drawings for this new edition, full of intense yellows, blues, orchids, and oranges. They complement O'Neill's whimsical poems."
-- People

"After more than twenty-five years, the poems, like colors, still sing . . . Kudos to Doubleday for letting Hailstones and Halibut Bones continue to live."
-- School Library Journal
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1961.
ISBN: 9780385410786
Characteristics: 59 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Weisgard, Leonard 1916-2000.


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