Friday, December 19, 2014

The Night before Hanukkah

THE NIGHT BEFORE HANUKKAH by Natasha Wing with illustrations by Amy Wummer. Grosset & Dunlap, 2014.

Hannukah comes soon
Eight nights of celebration
And family too.

Thursday, December 18, 2014


FIREBIRD by Misty Copeland with illustrations by Christopher Myers. Putnam, 2014.

Dream of the ballet
Soaring like the Firebird
Beauty in motion.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Ten Thank You Letters

TEN THANK YOU LETTERS by Daniel Kirk. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2014.

Pig is trying to
Write a thank you note
But, interruptions.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Colors Versus Shapes

COLORS VERSUS SHAPES by Mike Boldt. Harper, 2014.

Colors versus shapes
Fighting about which is best
Should work together.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Backhoe Joe

BACKHOE JOE by Lori Alexander with illustrations by Craig Cameron. Harper, 2014.

Backhoe Joe is lost
Nolan loves having Joe but
He needs to go home.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Aw, Nuts!

AW, NUTS! by Rob McClurkan. Harper, 2014.

A bouncing acorn
Eludes squirrel time and again
Just out of his grasp.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

The Monster Book

THE MONSTER BOOK by Alice Hoogstad. Lemniscaat Books, 2014.

What can you create?
With imagination and
Some space and color?