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Cool Melons - Turn to Frogs!

Matthew W. Gollub

Cool Melons - Turn to Frogs!

The Life and Poems of Issa

by Matthew W. Gollub

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Literary

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKazuko G. Stone (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9402942M
    ISBN 100606312862
    ISBN 109780606312868
    OCLC/WorldCa149208100

    Cool Melons – Turn To Frogs! The Life and Poems of Issa. Hardcover $ ISBN: Written by Matthew Gollub Illustrated by Kazuko Stone. Ages 40 pages. The reader can learn of the hardships and obstacles the poet Issa had to overcome while writing his beloved haiku poetry. Examples of his poems are given throug.

    Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Cool Melons- Turn to Frogs!: The Life and Poems of Issa (Paperback) at (2).   The cool thing: this story is true! And illustrator Kim Richardson is the great-great nephew of Stanley Pearce, whose Alaskan gold rush adventures inspired the book. Stanley Pearce and Marshall Bond are two unlikely Cheechakos - both Yale graduates who just happened to be in Seattle the day in when a boatload of Alaskan prospectors docked.

    This Cool Melons - Turn to Frogs! Lesson Plan is suitable for 4th - 5th Grade. Learners read in a group setting with their teacher. In this guided reading lesson, students read the book Cool Melons - Turn to Frogs! and practice using specific strategies to 3/5. Title: Cool Melons-Turn to Frogs! Level: P ISBN Publisher: Lee & Low Books Day 1. Before Reading: ( min.) *Summarize plot (M) *Discuss picture (M) *Unfamiliar book language/character names (S) *Draw upon students’ experiences (M) This is a book about the life of a famous Haiku poet, Issa, from Japan.


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Cool Melons- Turn to Frogs. The Life and Poems of Issa Review. by Kirkus Reviews "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 Cited by: 4. Book Title: Cool Melons- Turn to Frogs Author/Illustrator: Matthew Gollub/Kazuko G. Stone Reading Level: P Book Level: Book Summary: As a young boy Issa was attracted to all kinds of wildlife including birds, insects, and other small creatures.

Issas teacher noticed his troubles from home and encouraged him to write in haiku/5. TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR: Cool Melons— Turn to Frogs. The Life and Poems of Issa. By Matthew Gollub Illustrations by Kazuko G. Stone. Synopsis The title of the book, Cool Melons - Turn to Frogs!, comes from a haiku by the Japanese poet, in prose interspersed with 33 of Issa’s most delightful poems, the book is both a biography of the famed poet and an.

A true pleasure to read, Cool Melons- Turn to Frog will teach your child (grade ) about the life of Issa, his transformation from a sad child to an influential Japanese literary icon, the style of his haiku, his love for harmony in nature and the wonder of seeing poems captured in painting by the original Japanese artist/5(13).

Cool Melons-Turn to Frogs!: The Life and Poems of Issa Matthew W. Gollub, Author, Kazuko G. Stone, Illustrator Lee & Low Books $ (40p) ISBN 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.5/5(2). Cool Melons - Turn To Frogs. by Matthew Gollub,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(86).

Cool Melons - Turn To Frogs. The Life And Poems Of Issa by Matthew Gollub; illus. by Kazuko G. Stone 40 pages; ages 4 - up Lee & Lo Author: Sue Heavenrich. If the child is scientist-oriented, he/she will have fun see the world through insects' perspectives and experience the transforming power of imagination turning cool melons into frogs.

If the child loves drawing, the book will enrich their interests with Eastern style paintings where Japanese character itself is a fascinating art/5(5). Cool Melons - Turn to Frogs. by Matthew W Gollub,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(85).

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 Kobayashi Yataro, the haiku master otherwise known as Issa. The title of the book, Cool Melons - Turn to Frogs!, comes from a haiku by the Japanese poet, Issa. Told in prose interspersed with 33 of Issa’s most delightful poems, the book is both a biography of the famed poet and an introduction to haiku.

The poems also appear in Japanese along the outside edges of the pages. Cool Melons - Turn To Frogs. by Matthew Gollub; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, Haiku, Japanese Poets, Juvenile literature; People: Issa Kobayashi (); Times: Edo period, : Cool Melons - Turn To Frogs!: The Life And Poems Of Issa () by Matthew Gollub and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5(81).

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. Publisher: Lee & Low Books.

Book Theme: Poetry: Asian Pacific American Heritage Poems. 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.

read more. Like the haiku form of poetry itself, here is a book that is all grace and wonder. 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.

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The Life and Poems of Issa. New York: Lee & Low,p. 35). Book Description from the Front Cover Flap Cool melons - turn to frogs. If people should come near. Haiku poetry is among the most popular forms of verse taught to schoolchildren everywhere.

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