A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers

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Inspired by William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake’s imaginary inn and its unusual guests.

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Nancy Willard (born June 26, 1936) is a novelist, a poet, and a children's writer and occasional illustrator. Her 1981 collection of poems, A Visit to William Blake's Inn, won the Newbery Medal as that year's most distinguished contribution to American children's literature.

Willard was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she later received the B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and won five Hopwood Awards for creative writing. She also studied at Stanford University, where she received her M.A.



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Blake Leads A Walk On The Milky Way
Blake Tells The Tiger The Tale Of The Tailor
Blake's Wonderful Car Delivers Us Wonderfully Well
Epilogue
The King Of Cats Orders An Early Breakfast
The King Of Cats Sends A Postcard To His Wife
The Man In The Marmalade Hat Arrives
The Marmalade Man Makes A Dance To Mend Us
A Rabbit Reveals My Room
The Sun And Moon Circus Soothes The Wakeful Guests
The Tiger Asks Blake For A Bedtime Story
Two Sunflowers Move Into The Yellow Room
When We Come Home, Blake Calls For Fire
William Blake's Inn For Innocent And Experienced Travelers
The Wise Cow Enjoys A Cloud
The Wise Cow Makes Way, Room, And Believe
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