Haiku Baby

Haiku Baby

By Betsy E. Snyder

Random House Books for Young Readers, Board Books, 9780375843952, 12pp.

Publication Date: May 27, 2008

a buttercup offers up
yellow nose kisses.
"The simple delights in baby's natural world a bird, a fish, a leaf, a snowflake, a raindrop are celebrated in the traditional Japanese poetic form, the haiku. In just 17 syllables, a moment, a season, the elements are joyfully captured. This peaceful little board book has tabs to encourage little hands to turn the pages and adorable artwork to delight everyone

About the Author
Betsy Snyder is a seasoned illustrator-designer of children's greeting cards, and has contributed art to children's educational publishers. She has been fascinated by nature since she was young. She lives near Cleveland, Ohio with her husband, a bunny named Lu-Lu, and an old black dog named Hank. Read more about her at www.paintedwords.com/2007biopages/Betsy2007.htm.