Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Max Tell / New poetry books for kids / National Poetry Month

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New poetry books for kids available during National Poetry Month

by KAREN MACPHERSON, Scripps Howard News Service

Nurture your children's instinctive interest in poetry with one of these great new books of verse, perfect for celebrating National Poetry Month in April. Read more in The Detroit News.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Max Tell / J Patrick Lewis / US Childrens Poet Laureate / Galley Cat

J. Patrick Lewis

Happy National Poetry Month! All throughout April, we will interview poets about working in this digital age. Recently, we spoke with J. Patrick Lewis, the United States’current children’s poet laureate.
Lewis (pictured, via) worked as an economics professor for many years. The sighting of a moonbow (a white rainbow) inspired him to write his first children’s story. Read entire article published in Galley Cat.