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A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced…

by Nancy Willard

Other authors: Alice Provensen (Illustrator), Martin Provensen (Illustrator)

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A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn.
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  pszolovits | Feb 3, 2021 |
Enjoyable set of poems. I don't know the original poetry that inspired it, though, so I probably didn't get as much from it as I should have. ( )
  ca.bookwyrm | May 18, 2020 |
Asher and I have declared this book to be "cozy". High praise from both of us. ( )
  trinker | Jan 9, 2020 |
This is a collection of poetry written in the style (somewhat) of William Blake.Travelers join together at William Blake's Inn and silliness ensues. Beautiful poems couple with gorgeous illustrations to make a great picture book. As a fan of William Blake, this was a hit! ( )
  JenniferSprinkle | Jun 25, 2019 |
Do you wonder what it would be like to visit William Blake? This book is an award winning poetry book for good reason! Nancy Willard engages young readers in poetry. With such funny animal characters and amazing artwork, this book will delight readers of all ages. ( )
  india_paige | Nov 27, 2018 |
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"Will you come?" said the Sun.
"Soon," said the Moon.
"How far?" said the Star.
"I'm there," said the Air.
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For Ralph, who built the inn,
And for Eric, who loves Blake
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Introduction: I was seven and starting my second week in bed with the measles when I made the acquaintance of William Blake.
This inn belongs to William Blake
and many are the beasts he's tamed
and many are the stars he's named
and many those who stop and take
their joyful rest with William Blake.
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A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn.

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