1. Play with your fruits & veggies!
Last month I delivered to the world my latest book FRESH DELICIOUS: Poems from the Farmers’ Market. It features gorgeous, imaginative illustrations by Mique Moriuchi, and was made possible by the amazing folks at WordSong/Boyds Mills Press. I’m so grateful to be a part of this team! Watermelon-sized thanks to readers/teachers/bloggers/friends everywhere who have already shared about this book.
Jama’s Alphabet Soup – poems and art about blueberries! lettuce! bell peppers!
Today’s Little Ditty – poems and art about corn!
TeacherDance – poetry lessons about all the offerings at the farmers’ market!
The Poem Farm – read a poem that cut from the collection — and find out why!
“Food selection and preparation is rarely such a fun adventure.”
“The bright, pleasant illustrations, which feature cut-paper animals, work well to enhance the atmosphere and convey the actions of the verse.”
– School Library Journal
“Whimsical poems will inspire readers to play with their fruits and vegetables.”
“Half a dozen recipes cap off a lighthearted celebration of food at peak freshness.”
– Publisher’s Weekly