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Honey, I Love
Contributor(s): Greenfield, Eloise (Author), Gilchrist, Jan Spivey (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0060091231     ISBN-13: 9780060091231
Publisher: HarperCollins
OUR PRICE: $15.29  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: December 2002
* Out of Print *

Annotation: First published in the 1978 edition of "Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems, "this collection by a Coretta Scott King Award-winner emphasizes that love canbe found just about anywhere. Illustrations.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Poetry - General
- Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Family - General (see Also Headings Under Social Topics)
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2002001464
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Physical Information: 0.34" H x 9.06" W x 10.34" (0.81 lbs) 32 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 11/15/2002 pg. 1692
PW Notes and Reprints 11/25/2002 pg. 70
School Library Journal 02/01/2003 pg. 131
Booklist 02/15/2003 pg. 1089
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2003 pg. 301 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Multicultural Review 03/01/2004 pg. 12
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2003 pg. 301 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Publishers Weekly 11/25/2002
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 67015
Reading Level: 2.4   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
To one young narrator, it's the simple things that mean the most, like sharing laughter with a friend, taking family rides in the country, and kissing her mama's arm.

When this poem was first published in 1978 in "Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems," Eloise Greenfield reminded us that love can be found just about anywhere. Now, twenty-five years later, she and celebrated children's book artist Jan Spivey Gilchrist present a stunning, newly illustrated anniversary edition that invites readers to celebrate the simple joys of loving and living.

Contributor Bio(s): Greenfield, Eloise: -

Eloise Greenfield's love of writing shines through brilliantly in each and every one of her books, which include Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems and How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea, both illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist. She is the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, the Foundation for Children's Literature Hope S. Dean Award, and the National Council for the Social Studies Carter G. Woodson Book Award. In 2018 she received the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. Ms. Greenfield lives in Washington, DC. You can follow her on Twitter @ELGreenfield.

Gilchrist, Jan Spivey: -

Jan Spivey Gilchrist is the award-winning illustrator-author of seventy-four children's books. Dr. Gilchrist illustrated the highly acclaimed picture book The Great Migration: Journey to the North, winner of the Coretta Scott King Honor Award, a Junior Library Guild Best Book, an NAACP Image Award nominee, a CCBC Best Book, and a Georgia State Children's Book Award nominee. She won the Coretta Scott King Award for her illustrations in Nathaniel Talking and a Coretta Scott King Honor for her illustrations in Night on Neighborhood Street, all written by Eloise Greenfield. She was inducted into the Society of Illustrators in 2001 and into the International Literary Hall of Fame for Writers of African Descent in 1999. She lives near Chicago, Illinois.

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