If It Rains Pancakes – Haiku and Lantern Poems

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Just one more book of poems to end National Poetry Month. I couldn’t help myself…especially when I saw the title – If It Rains Pancakes! But then I became even more intrigued because this is a book of Haiku and Lantern poems. Now, I think that most of us remember what a Haiku is –… 

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Firefly July – A Year of Very Short Poems

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Spring Rain beats down, roots stretch up. They’ll meet in a flower. – Raymond Souster I am so excited! The book we are looking at today combines the talents of a celebrated poet and anthologist, Paul Janeczko with the incredible incomparable artistic talents of Melissa Sweet. We have talked about them before – A Kick… 

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The Scraps Book – Notes from a colorful life

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Oh, Lois Ehlert…you make my heart sing! And yes, I think art chose you, too. But…I also think that it helps to have parents who encourage and share their own talents with their children, whatever they may be. I love that Lois’s parents gave her a table of her own where she could dream and… 

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The Colorful World of Leo Timmers

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Have you and your children met Leo Timmers and the colorful characters that he creates? No?!? Well, all I can say is…you need to. Soon! Leo Timmers was born in 1970, in Belgium. He trained in Graphic Design and began his career illustrating children’s books. Gradually, he started writing stories himself. We have three books… 

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