Category Archives: Poetry Friday

The Importance of Picture Books

It’s Picture Book Month, and that means writers and readers are celebrating  picture books with exhibits, class and skype visits. But mostly, people are celebrating by reading, which is the best way to celebrate anything. Over at the Picture Book … Continue reading

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Children’s Poetry Blog Hop + Poetry Friday

In which I wax poetic about … poetry. The Mortimer Minute Poetry Hop started in September with April Halprin Wayland, who asked poetry lovers to share questions and answers about poetry – especially poetry for children. I got tagged by Jacqueline … Continue reading

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A Mose is a Mose

I learned this little ditty from my friend Tim back in middle school, and for some reason (Passover leftovers, perhaps?) it’s been running through my head all weekend. When I reminded him about it this morning, he sent me this … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday

It’s nearly the end of National Poetry Month. And finally! A Poetry Friday post! (I know you’ve been holding your breath.) Today I’m paying tribute to Barbara Park, whose Junie B. Jones books have been cracking us up all year. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday and a lost cell phone

I left my cell phone in my pants pocket last night and — to use the passive in an attempt not to cast blame, particularly upon myself — it got washed. Friends have pointed out that it is now a … Continue reading

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