Bibliographic: Merchant, Natalie, and Barbara McClintock. Leave Your Sleep. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2012. Print.
Short annotation: This is a collection of children’s poetry, which will have the reader’s imagination running wild.
The genre: Poetry, Picture book
Grade level: All ages
Readers who like this book: A few readers who will like this book are children, parents, educators and people who love reading poetry.
Personal response and rating: I would give this a 5; I love that this book had a range of poetry styles, also that the pictures were very detailed and that this this book came with a CD that would read the book to you while having music that matched the poems.
Question: What does poetry mean to you?