Lion of the Sky encourages young reader to look closely at the world around them and think creatively. Get caught up in a copy today!
Laura Purdie Salas is one of children’s literature’s most prolific and inventive poets, and her newest book, Lion of the Sky: Haiku for All Seasons, is a sheer delight. If you work with children in any way or find yourself reading to them, be sure to have a copy on hand to celebrate National Poetry Month.
Lion of the Sky is a delightfully inventive take on a timeless subject.
Readers will have fun trying to solve each of the clever “riddle-kus,” combinations of a riddle, haiku, and mask poem in which something nonhuman narrates or speaks, in Laura Purdie Salas’ collection of seasonal poems.
The subjects described are familiar but lifted to wondrous.
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