A Collection of Collections
Coming September 17, 2019. Preorder now!
I need a good collection!
The class is assigned to bring in their favorite collections for show and tell, but our young narrator doesn’t have a collection. In search of inspiration, she turns to her family and friends. Mom collects buttons, grandpa collects coins, and best friend Meg collects all things black and white. It becomes quite clear to narrator—and reader—in verse after verse about collectibles that her favorite things are not displayed on tables and shelves, but bound in a book to be read again and again. She collects poems!
Carmen Saldana’s pretty, inviting illustrations inspire readers to consider their own collections and how much fun it is to create a story about ourselves with the things we collect.
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Author & Illustrator Bios:Michelle Schaub, author
Michelle Schaub's poems have appeared in several anthologies and magazines. She is the author of Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers' Market, This or That Sports Debate: A Rip-Roaring Game of Either/Or Questions, and Vehicles of World War I (Capstone Press). Michelle lives in Downers Grove, Illinois.
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Carmen Saldaña, illustrator
Carmen Saldaña lives in Gijón, a little rainy city in the north of Spain. She is the illustrator of several books for children including Bunny Bear by Andrea Loney (Albert Whitman) and Bug Bear by Patricia Hegerty. She loves furry animals, birds, bugs, leaves, and everything related to nature, which is her main source of inspiration. www.carmensaldana.es
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ISBN: 978-1-63289-699-5 EPUB
ISBN: 978-1-63289-700-8 PDF
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Page count: 32
8 x 10