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In the Spin of Things: Poetry of Motion (Paperback)

In the Spin of Things: Poetry of Motion By Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Karen Dugan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Karen Dugan (Illustrator)
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Dazzling wordplay sets young imaginations spinning. Rebecca Kai Dotlich pays poetic tribute to things that shake or slap, whoosh or whirl, swirl or spill in this captivating book of verse. With charming illustrations by Karen Dugan, these twenty-three poems sparkle with clever imagery and crackle with dazzling wordplay. Here's a remarkable collection by a gifted poet.

About the Author

Rebecca Kai Dotlich has written more than a dozen children's books, including Lemonade Sun: And Other Summer Poems, an IRA-CBC Children's Choice, and Castles: Old Stone Poems, co-written with J. Patrick Lewis. She lives in Carmel, Indiana.

Karen Dugan has worked on more than twenty-five books, eight with Boyds Mills Press, including If I Had a Snowplow by Jean L.S. Patrick and Tea Party Today: Poems to Sip and Savor by Eileen Spinelli. She lives in North Attleboro, Massachusetts.

Praise For…

"Colors are bright without being garish and there's a sense of joy throughout. A different way of viewing the world around us."--Kirkus Reviews

"Colorful illustrations full of swirling movement enhance the playfulness of the verses. These imaginative poems could be used to inspire children's own creative writing."--School Library Journal

"[T]his exuberant physical romp is grounded in realism and the joy of language."--Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781590788288
ISBN-10: 1590788281
Publisher: Wordsong
Publication Date: August 1st, 2010
Pages: 32
Language: English