John Ciardi Collection
Manuscript Collection 372

Series 4: Children's Anthologies that include Ciardi's Poems

SOUNDS OF LAUGHTER. Bill Martin, Jr. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966. Hardcover. Contains "The River Is a Piece of Sky." [From THE REASON FOR THE PELICAN.]

A CHILD'S FIRST BOOK OF POEMS. New York: Golden Press, 1981. Hardcover. Contains "The Light-house-keeper's White-Mouse." [From YOU READ TO ME, I'LL READ TO YOU]

MICE ARE NICE. Poems compiled by Nancy Larrick. New York: Philomel Books, 1990. Contains "I Wouldn't" and "The Light-House Keeper's White-Mouse" from You Read to Me and I'll Read to You" (1962).

FACES AND PLACES, POEMS FOR YOU. Selected by Lee Bennett and Misha Arenstein. New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1971. 2nd printing. Paperback. Includes "The River Is a Piece of Sky" from The Reason for the Pelican (1959) and "Mummy Slept Late and Daddy Fixed Breakfast" from You Read to Me, I'll Read to You (1962).

JUBA THIS AND JUBA THAT. Selected by Virginia A. Tashjian. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1995. Contains "This Man Had Six Eyes" from I Met a Man, 1961.

CAT POEMS. Selected by Myra Cohn Livingston. New York: Holiday House, 1987. Contains "The Cat Heard the Cat-Bird" from I Met a Man, 1961.

PEAS AND HONEY. Syracuse, NY: The L. W. Singer Company, 1967. Contains "About the Teeth of Sharks" from You Read To Me, I'll Read To You, 1962.

THE SCARY BOOK. Compiled by Joanna Cole and Stephanie Calmenson. New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1991. Contains "The Halloween House."

POEM STEW. Selected by William Cole. New York: Harper Trophy, 1981. Paperback. Contains "The Man in the Onion Bed" and "Some Cook!"