Maris Howell's soothing watercolors are perfectly in synch with the peaceful mood and whimsical imagery of this poetry, causing the reader to reach for this book time and again.
Raven Howell's poems appear in many children's magazines, including Cricket, Ladybug, Highlights for Children, Jack and Jill, and Boy's Quest, as well as in several book anthologies and on DVD's. She is a three-time recipient of the Letter of Merit Magazine award for poetry from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
She lives in Cold Spring, New York with her husband, sons, and Silky Terrier, Elsie.
Maris Howell enjoys studying, shooting hoops, swinging a Lacrosse stick, and water in all forms - ocean, pool, rain, and watercolor. This is his first collaboration with his mother.
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This book of children's poem has to be one of the best that i have read in a long time and the illustration is well done this poem book is a must have in my opinion Diana
What a find! I love this book. Perfect for anyone who values those precious quiet moments with their kids. We were just cracking up reading “Crickets Chirp.” Beautiful language and imagery throughout. I can’t recommend this collection highly enough…a must-have for any parent!