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About the author:
The author was born in 1946 - the first year of the Baby Boomers. From 1968-1970, he did a two-year stint in the Peace Corps in the Philippines teaching high school modern mathematics. His memoirs from this experience is called "Hey Joe" - Poems and Stories from the Peace Corps.
He taught junior and senior high math for eleven years, and later went on to become a computer full-fledged geek.
He currently spends his winters in Florida and summers in the Adirondacks of upstate NY - with his 35-year-old African Gray Parrot, Little Pete.
Other hobbies include playing piano and guitar as well as painting watercolors.
Mr. McSnipper and Other Verses
Age Level: 9 and up - Grade Level: 4 and up
This is an illustrated collection of silly poems, limericks and sonnets for children and families to enjoy - plus a few not so silly verses. Children under the age of nine will also enjoy listening to these poems. Great for bedtime!
There is an educational aspect to this book as well. The author, a former teacher, shows children how to read a poem properly - which syllables to stress to make the meter and rhyme flow. There is a poetry lesson included which takes a child through the steps of composing his/her own rhyming poems.
So come on in and make some new friends: The Troll on My Couch - Silly Sally - Little Pete - Penny the Pudgy Pink Pig - My Truck and I - Stanley the Little Blue Ant - and of course, Mr. McSnipper.
- Publication Date:
- 1482384779 / 9781482384772
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Full Color
- Related Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction / Stories in Verse