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Lion of the Sky: Haiku for All Seasons

you gasp as I roar, my mane exploding, sizzling— lion of the sky! Haiku meet riddles in this wonderful collection from Laura Purdie Salas. The poems celebrate the seasons and describe… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811/.6

Reviews

The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

“[A] format suitable for reading alone as well as reading aloud, and it will likely inspire emulation as well as enjoyment.”—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

 

School Library Journal

“This well-crafted work contains versatile possibilities for classrooms and libraries.”—School Library Journal

 

Booklist

“[T]he wonderfully evocative, vivid imagery in text and art also make this a welcome addition for poetry classroom units.”—starred, Booklist

 

The Horn Book Magazine

“Salas’s innovative language steals the show. . . . Multiple readings are in order: the first few may revolve around riddle solving, while subsequent ones will allow readers to savor the imaginative language and illustrations.”—The Horn Book Magazine

 

Publishers Weekly

“The book’s meditative tone and resonant images invite readers to embrace new ways of seeing the world around them.”—Publishers Weekly

 

Kirkus Reviews

“Richly rewarding and clever: a visually arresting, inventive treatment of a popular subject.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews