Phrases of the Moon: Lunar Poems (Hardcover)
11/23/2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
12/07/2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
02/22/2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
In this ode to the moon, musical text weaves stories people have told for centuries with impressions we all might have had about this enigmatic but constant celestial orb. Enhanced by luminous illustrations, this magnificent picture book collection of original poems, retold myths, and facts about the moon glows with magic and mystery.
About the Author
J. Patrick Lewis has earned a lofty reputation in children's publishing, having authored more than 95 picture books. From 2011 to 2013, he served as Children's Poet Laureate of the United States. Among his other honors are the 2011 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Excellence in Children's Poetry Award and the Ohioana Awards' 2004 Alice Louise Wood Memorial Prize. He lives in Westerville, Ohio.
Vancouver artist Jori van der Linde is a graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Her self-described "imaginative and whimsical imagery" is at home in children's books, pattern designs, and advertising pieces alike. This is her second book for Creative Editions.