Cool Melons--Turn to Frogs: The Life and Poems of Issa

Written by Matthew Gollub. Illustrated by Kazuko G. Stone. Published by Lee & Low Books.


This slim and serene volume introduces an eighteenth-century Japanese poet with 33 of his more than 20,000 haiku presented in both English and Japanese.




Awards Won

Title Year
notable.jpg Notable Children's Books
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best of children's books on the Notable Children's Books list.
1999 - Selection(s)