It was so fun to meet Douglas Florian in person at TLA last week! He had the librarians in stitches with his wry and speedy recitations of his poems. Here’s one of my favorites from his newest collection, Poetrees (Beach Lane Books, 2010):
The scribbly gum’s smooth gray bark
–Douglas Florian, all rights reserved
Now I’m off for Day 5 of this busy week of school visits, rounding off three weeks of travel. It’ll be good to get home tonight!
P.S. The Poetry Roundup today is at Anastasia Suen’s Picture Book of the Day blog. Enjoy!