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Film Review – DVD: A Child’s Garden of Poetry

DVD: A Child’s Garden of Poetry, Presented by HBO Family & The Poetry Foundation

I was given this DVD and I thought to myself  what a wonderful idea to put poetry to simple animation. I was eager to watch it with my kiddo.

 The DVD is filled with many poems from works by Shakespeare, E. E. Cummings and Emily Dickinson to just name a few.

The poems are read by many famous performers and also has some recordings of the poets themselves talking.  This is all intertwinded with spots of children of various ages talking of poetry and speaking poetry.… More