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What the heart knows : chants, charms & blessings / by Newbery honor winner, Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by Caldecott honor winner, Pamela Zagarenski.

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Uniform Title:
Poems. Selections
Author/Creator:
Sidman, Joyce, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Publication:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013]
Format:
  • Book
  • 65 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents:
  • Chant to repair a friendship
  • Come, happiness
  • Chant against the dark
  • Song of bravery
  • A list of things that will set you free
  • Sleep charm
  • How to find a poem
  • Invitation to lost things
  • Time spells
  • Gift spell
  • Invocation for sandcastles
  • Invisibility spell
  • Song in a strange land
  • Starting now
  • Lament for teddy
  • Where is my body
  • Lament for my old life
  • Heartless
  • Illness: a conversation
  • When death comes
  • Riding a bike at night
  • Blessing on the smell of dog
  • Blessing on the curl of cat
  • Blessing on the downtrodden
  • Blessing from the stars
  • Teacher
  • Silly love song
  • Lake's promise
  • I find peace.
Summary:
"Calls up ancient forms of the spoken word and translates them into the twenty-first century"--Dust jacket flap.
Contributor:
Zagarenski, Pamela, translator.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780544106161
0544106164

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