Knock on Wood

Poems about Superstitions

By Janet S. Wong; Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
(Margaret K. McElderry Books, Hardcover, 9780689855122, 36pp.)

Publication Date: September 2003

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Description

What superstitions do you follow?

In this collection of original poems, accomplished poet Janet S. Wong explores seventeen superstitions, some common, others that are less known, and delves into their origins as well as their lore. Rich, full-color illustrations by Julie Paschkis enhance each poem.

The result from this award-winning team is sure to intrigue young readers and make them think again about things they often do, like opening an umbrella, walking under a ladder, or putting on a hat!




About the Author
JANET S. WONG is an award-winning author of picture books and poetry for young readers. Her picture books include Apple Pie Fourth of July, Hide and Seek, and Buzz, all illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine, and The Trip Back Home, illustrated by Bo Jia. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

JULIE PASCHKIS won a "Boston Globe-Horn Book "Honor for "Yellow Elephant". She lives in Seattle.
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