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From the Set Poetry for Children

An elephant describes itself and its way of life in this J. R. R. Tolkien poem first published in The Lord of the Rings.

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  • What makes a poem a poem?
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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Dewey 821
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Number of Pages
Graphics Full-color illustrations

Illustrator: Dan McGeehan

Dan McGeehan has been a freelance illustrator for fifteen years. During that time his art has appeared on many magazines, in many children's books, and under a lot of scrutiny all around the world. He currently lives in Oklahoma with his wife, their two daughters, and everybody's two cats.