Rowden, Justine: Paint Me A Poem.
Rowden, Justine PAINT ME A POEM. ISBN 1-59078-289-5. Honesdale, PA:
Wordsong, 2005. Unp. $16.95. Paint Me a Poem is a celebration of
delightful poems inspired by masterpieces of art. The figurative and
playful language about 14 paintings from the National Gallery of Art in
Washington, D.C., will captivate readers. Color reproductions of the
artwork accompany each poem and notes about each artist are included.
This book would be a great catalyst to inspire young readers and writers
to create their own poems in response to visual arts. A must-have
picture book for all poetry and art lovers. Ages 6-10. Reviewed by Terre
Sychterz, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA