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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 978080509198432 Pages, Ages 6-9
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Once there was a little boy named Neftalí who loved wild things wildly and quiet things quietly. From the moment he could talk, he surrounded himself with words. Neftalí discovered the magic between the pages of books. When he was sixteen, he began publishing his poems as Pablo Neruda.
Pablo wrote poems about the things he loved—things made by his friends in the café, things found at the marketplace, and things he saw in nature. He wrote about the people of Chile and their stories of struggle. Because above all things and above all words, Pablo Neruda loved people.
NCTE Notable Child. Bks in Lang. A, NCTE Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts, Orbis Pictus Honor Book