I'm Small and Other Versesby Lilian Moore, Jill McElmurry
How does it feel to be the first person to walk in the newly fallen snow? To run and play with your best friend? To eat a sticky spoonful of peanut butter? To know/b>
Whether you’re small or not so small, the moods and moments in Lilian Moore’s 18 poems—charmingly illustrated by Jill McElmurry—will feel familiar, and ring true.
How does it feel to be the first person to walk in the newly fallen snow? To run and play with your best friend? To eat a sticky spoonful of peanut butter? To know you’re about to sneeze? Nostalgic yet timeless, and illustrated in joyous detail by Jill McElmurry, this collection of verses by renowned poet Lilian Moore captures and celebrates the voice, and spirit, of childhood.
- Candlewick Press
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- Edition description:
- 1 ED
- Product dimensions:
- 10.20(w) x 10.73(h) x 0.36(d)
- Age Range:
- 2 - 5 Years
Meet the Author
Lilian Moore is the author of many well-loved books for children, including ADAM MOUSE’S BOOK OF POEMS; DON'T BE AFRAID, AMANDA; I NEVER DID THAT BEFORE; and POEMS HAVE ROOTS. She is also a recipient of the Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children from the National Council of Teachers of English. I’M SMALL is her first book for Candlewick Press. She says, "I’ve always felt close to the feelings of children—and I try to be sensitive to those feelings in my writing. These verses will engage readers, I hope, because of the real emotions behind them." Lilian Moore lives in Washington State.
Jill McElmurry has done illustrations for magazines, posters, and book jackets. She is also the author and illustrator of the children’s book MAD ABOUT PLAID. She says of I'M SMALL, her first book for Candlewick Press, "Reading these evocative poems for the first time, I was transported back to the days of mud pies and rope swings. I was reminded of feelings I’d forgotten I’d had as a small child." Jill McElmurry lives in Maryland with her husband and their two dogs.
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