City I Love sings like the river Seine and sparkles like the lights in Times Square! Featuring 18 poems that guide the reader on an international tour - from New York to San Francisco, London, Tokyo, Cairo and beyond - this exuberant collection is perfect for reading aloud to city kids, aspiring world travellers and adventurous spirits everywhere. Beloved children's poet Lee Bennett Hopkins and New Yorker artist Marcellus Hall, an exciting children's book newcomer, have crafted an extraordinary urban-themes collection that celebrates the beauty, diversity, energy, architecture and excitement of city life.
Lee Bennett Hopkins has written and edited countless celebrated poetry collections, including Behind the Museum Door, My America, and Home to Me. He lives in Cape Coral, Florida. Marcellus Hall has created artwork for many magazines, including the New Yorker and Time. He is also the illustrator of Because You Are My Baby. City I Love is his second book for children. Raised in Minneapolis, he now lives in New York City.