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Tap Dancing on the Roof: Sijo (Poems)
Park, Linda Sue, Banyai, Istvan (Illustrator)
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Format: Hardcover, 48pp.
Date of publication: Oct 15 2007
Publisher: Clarion Books
ISBN-13: 9780618234837
Dimensions: 19.99 cm. (length) X 19.99 cm. (width) X 0.97 cm. (thickness)
Weight: 277 grams
This book includes illustrations

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Sijo is a traditional Korean form of poetry. Sijo is syllabic, like Japanese haiku, with three lines of 14 to 16 syllables each: the first two introduce the topic, the third and fourth lines develop it, and the fifth and sixth lines contain an unexpected humorous or ironic twist. This collection contains 26 sijo, half on "Inside" and half on "Outside" themes, many humorous, all appealing to a child reader. The simplicity and accessibility of these poems will encourage children to try their hand at writing sijo. [Edit review] [Delete review]
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