Call Me Marianne

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  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Call Me Marianne
  • Jen Bryant
  • English
  • 15 September 2018
  • 0802852424

About the Author: Jen Bryant

Jen Bryant Jennifer Fisher Bryant writes picture books, novels and poems for readers of all ages Her biographical picture book A River of Words The Story of William Carlos Williams, illustrated by Melissa Sweet,received a Caldecott Honor award and her historical novel in verse RINGSIDE 1925 Views from the Scopes Trial is an Oprah Recommended Book for ages 12 up Other titles include Pieces of Georgia IRA Young Adult Choices Pick , The Trial about the 1935 Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial , a 1960 s era novel Kaleidoscope Eyes a Jr Library Guild selection , Georgia s Bones, celebrating the creative vision of artist Georgia O Keeffe, Music for the End of Time, based on a true story about WWII, and Abe s Fish A Boyhood Tale of Abraham Lincoln.Jen has taught writing and Children s Literature at West Chester University and Bryn Mawr College and gives lectures, workshops and school presentations throughout the year She lives with husband, daughter and their Springer Spaniel in Chester County, PA.



      Call Me Marianne
Are you a scientist I ask Marianne stops writing and looks up No, I m not a scientist I m a poet Oh, I reply I ve never met a poet before What, exactly, does a poet do I ask her For me, being a poet begins with watching On a trip to the zoo, young Jonathan returns a lost hat to Marianne, a woman who wears all black and scribbles notes in a little book When Marianne invites him to tour the zoo with her, Jonathan makes a new friend and learns that he too can write poetry.With lighthearted illustrations and a poetically told story, this picture book about poet Marianne Moore offers readers a glimpse of the writing process and encourages them to become writers too. Read Call Me Marianne By Jen Bryant – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “ Call Me Marianne

  1. Colona Public Library says:

    This is about Marianne Moore, who is a poet I ve never read anything of her that I remember so, It was kind of interesting reading a bit about her Unfortunately, the story itself was a bit boring It was about a boy w...

  2. Annie O& says:

    Marianne is befriended while at the zoo She is one who often comes to the zoo to write poetry Through her love of poetry, Jonathan is able to experience the world of poetry A friendship blossoms between the two of them This is a heartfelt book that explores a less used form of writing I would...

  3. Sophia Lawrence says:

    This book is probably 2nd 4th grade reading level as it discusses a boys journey through the zoo and he meets Marianne She teaches him a little about poetry and the boy gets excited about it and although it is somewhat fictional it has a biographical aspect to it She shows him her little black book of poems and how the animals at the zoo inspire some of them The inside cover in the back talks about how this may have never happened in real life with Marianne Moore but it is something that tota This book is probably 2nd 4th grade reading level as it discusses a boys journey through the zoo and he meets Marianne She teaches him a little about poetry and the boy gets excited about it and although it is somewhat fictional it has a biographical aspect to it She shows him her little black book of poems and how the animals at the zoo inspire some of them The inside cover in the back talks about how this may have never happened in real life with Marianne Moore but it is something that totally could have happened to her He already describes the animals very well before he meets Marianne so this is a perfect way for the boy to express what he sees.I actually did not know who Marianne Moore was until I read this book and did a little research on her The other poetry book I read about fruit Fresh and Delicious could pair well with this as that one describes poetry about food and this one is about a poet and the students could write about animals I thought this book was cute because it sh...

  4. Linda says:

    I love Jen Bryant s books, and recently discovered this one from 2006 She s written about Horace Pippin, Louis Braille, William Carlos Williams, Georgia O Keefe and others This book is considered biography, but Jen herself writes that it is an imagined event at a zoo where a young boy who s ridden the bus to see a particular lizard and notices a lady in...

  5. Shannon McGee says:

    This picture book is about a little boy meeting poet Marianne Moore at at a zoo I found it less interesting than most picture books It just seemed a little boring The boy meets Marianne after she loses her hat She then walks with him thro...

  6. Krista the Krazy Kataloguer says:

    This is an unusual poet to be the subject of a picture book, but I like the fact that it does introduce children to someone less well known.

  7. Gideon says:

    This is a Marianne book.