The Pig in the Spigot #2020

The Pig in the Spigot By Richard Wilbur J. Otto Seibold The Pig in the Spigot A PIG in a spigot An AX in a taxi An ELF in a belfry Richard Wilbur has been playing with his words again Aided and abetted by illustrator J otto Seibold he reveals that you must choose your words ca
  • Title: The Pig in the Spigot
  • Author: Richard Wilbur J. Otto Seibold
  • ISBN: 9780152050665
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Pig in the Spigot By Richard Wilbur J. Otto Seibold
    The Pig in the Spigot By Richard Wilbur J. Otto Seibold A PIG in a spigot An AX in a taxi An ELF in a belfry Richard Wilbur has been playing with his words again Aided and abetted by illustrator J.otto Seibold, he reveals that you must choose your words carefully because you never know what you ll find in them
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    • Richard Wilbur J. Otto Seibold

      Early years Wilbur was born in New York City and grew up in North Caldwell, New Jersey.He graduated from Montclair High School in 1938, having worked on the school newspaper as a student there He graduated from Amherst College in 1942 and then served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1945 during World War II After the Army and graduate school at Harvard University, Wilbur taught at Wesleyan University for two decades and at Smith College for another decade At Wesleyan, he was instrumental in founding the award winning poetry series of the University Press.He received two Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry and, as of 2011, teaches at Amherst College.He is also on the editorial board of the literary magazine The Common, based at Amherst College.He married Charlotte Hayes Ward in 1942 after his graduation from Amherst she was a student at nearby Smith College.Career When only 8 years old, Wilbur published his first poem in John Martin s Magazine His first book, The Beautiful Changes and Other Poems, appeared in 1947 Since then he has published several volumes of poetry, including New and Collected Poems Faber, 1989 Wilbur is also a translator, specializing in the 17th century French comedies of Moli re and the dramas of Jean Racine His translation of Tartuffe has become the standard English version of the play, and has been presented on television twice a 1978 production is available on DVD Continuing the tradition of Robert Frost and W H Auden, Wilbur s poetry finds illumination in everyday experiences Less well known is Wilbur s foray into lyric writing He provided lyrics to several songs in Leonard Bernstein s 1956 musical, Candide, including the famous Glitter and Be Gay and Make Our Garden Grow He has also produced several unpublished works such as The Wing and To Beatrice.His honors include the 1983 Drama Desk Special Award for his translation of The Misanthrope, the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the National Book Award, both in 1957, the Edna St Vincent Millay award, the Bollingen Prize, and the Chevalier, Ordre National des Palmes Acad miques He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1959.In 1987 Wilbur became the second poet, after Robert Penn Warren, to be named U.S Poet Laureate after the position s title was changed from Poetry Consultant In 1989 he won a second Pulitzer, this one for his New and Collected Poems On October 14, 1994, he received the National Medal of Arts from President Clinton In 2006, Wilbur won the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize In 2010 he won the National Translation Award for the translation of The Theatre of Illusion by Pierre Corneille.

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    • 4.5 stars rounded up because this deserves a lot love from the community.Crazily original artwork with details to keep a youngster engaged for hours Terrific vocabulary Verses that rhyme Clever word play that will help a reader learn about the shape and structure of words and therefore help her become a better speller And, not least, inspiration for a reader to find his own words within words, maybe even compose a little poem and or draw a picture to go with the word pair I would totally use t [...]


    • From BooklistGr 3 5 If you re fond of road blocks, this one can t be beat A big tree in the middle of the street In this picture book for older children, poet Wilbur once again has fun with rhymes, puns, and wordplay, this time discovering short words within longer ones and the funny fit they make boo and OK are both in book sea is in nausea no location is catless, and so on J Otto Seibold s computer generated cartoon art picks up the outlandish connections and runs with them in fact, the franti [...]


    • This is Redding s favorite book right now All of Wilbur s poems play on the vagaries of the English language, and J.Otto s art is a good match for the twists and trips of the tongue Redding, nearly 15 months old, insists it be read at least once a day.


    • Kiddo s favorite is When battling airplanes chase each other roundTill one is hit and crashes to the ground,It s called a dog fight Is that, do you suppose,Why there s an arf in warfare Heaven knows.


    • This book is very creative in explaining the creation of words It has funny illustrations that would intrigue the students I would recommend it for older elementary or middle school students.


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