Toasting Marshmallows

Camping Poems

By Kristine O'Connell George; Kate Kiesler (Illustrator)
(Clarion Books, Hardcover, 9780618045976, 48pp.)

Publication Date: February 2001

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Everything that happens when you go camping can be an adventure, from getting dressed inside your sleeping bag on a chilly morning to meeting a moose to sharing secrets in a tent at night. Kristine O’Connell George turns the memorable moments of a family outing into spirited, evocative verse, and Kate Kiesler’s vivid paintings provide a cast of characters and the perfect setting. The captivating poems and pictures in Toasting Marshmallows will leave readers with wonderful memories of a camping tripeven if they’ve never been on one!




About the Author
Kristine O'Connell George is an acclaimed poet who conducts poetry workshops for children and also for teachers. She lives with her family in Southern California.

Born in New Hampshire and raised in Vermont, Kate Kiesler began painting at an early age. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and now paints and illustrates full-time. Kate paints with oils, and her rich style has been highly praised. Kate Kiesler has illustrated numerous picture books, including THE GREAT FROG RACE AND OTHER POEMS. She lives in Frisco, Colorado.
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