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Boys will be boys ...

I love Finn, Paddy and Conor dearly. So dearly that I dedicated my new book Flying High! to them. The day after it was published, I went round to their house to give them each a copy of the book. 135 more words

Anneliese Emmans Dean

[review] Poetry for Kids: Carl Sandburg by Kathryn Benzel and Robert Crawford

“Poetry is a mystic, sensuous mathematics of fire, smoke-stack, waffles, pansies, people, and purple sunsets. The capture of a picture, a song, a flair, in a deliberate prism of words.” ~ Carl Sandburg… 1,291 more words

Poetry Friday

Ten Things About Poetry and Me: Teena Raffa-Mulligan

1.What is your earliest memory of poetry?

Sitting beside my tiny English grandmother on the sofa or my bed, listening to her recite poems to me. 851 more words

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May 25 - National Tap Dance Day

About the Holiday

Starting out as an assignment on Congressional legislation for George Washington University graduate student Linda Christensen, Tap Dance Day has become an international celebration of this quick-stepping, staccato-rhythmed art form that is a favorite in movies, on the stage, and in dance schools. 890 more words

Book Related Puzzles

Lady Bug

(For a future children’s book, maybe….)

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Dotty little lady bug,

I would give you such a hug

but if I hold you close to me… 45 more words

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Ten Things About Poetry and Me: Stephen Whiteside

1.What is your earliest memory of poetry?

My father read me the poetry of Banjo Paterson when I was a young child. I loved the bouncy rhythms, the clever rhymes, the rollicking stories, the colourful characters, the rich settings. 622 more words

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