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Overview

Thorns, Horns, and Crescent Moons: Reading and Writing Nature Poems by Jennifer Lee Fandel, Connie Rose Miller, Cristian Luis Bernardini, Dustin Brandon Burkes-Larrañaga

Woods and brambles, hawks, and frogs. Mosquitoes, snow, and buffalo. This book celebrates nature of all kinds. And it gives you the seeds you'll need to grow your own poems. So open up, and discover the poet in you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479529483
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Series: Poet in You
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 831,027
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 720L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Connie Colwell Miller is a writer, editor, and teacher who lives and works in Mankato, Minnesota. She studied writing at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, and went on to earn her Masters in Fine Arts in creative writing at Minnesota State University, Mankato, where she won an award for her poetry manuscript. She has written over 25 books for kids and published parenting essays and poetry online and in journals around the country. She spends her free time goofing around with her husband and three young, highly spirited children.

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1975, Cristian Bernardini is a graphic designer and a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires. Currently Cristian does design work and illustration for various studios and publishers, as well as developments in the field of animation for both television media and media in general.

I've been working as a freelance illustrator for about 14 years now - before that I was a primary school teacher, and so you won't be surprised to hear that I've done a lot of work for educational publishers. He was born in Leicester in 1966, and has lived in various places since - Loughborough, Maidstone, Oxford and Thame. And he's currently resident in north Leeds with his wife Sue and their sons Eddie and Jonah.

Jill Kalz is the author of more than 70 children's books. Her picture book Farmer Cap (Picture Window Books) was a finalist for a 2008 Minnesota Book Award and the winner of the Readers' Choice Award and an AEP Distinguished Achievement Award. Jill also writes short stories and poetry for adults. She works as a children's book editor and lives in Minnesota with her charismatic dog, Tuckerbean.

Table of Contents

Poems — Practice it! — Write it!

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