Groundwood Books, Hardcover, 9780888999832, 32pp.
Publication Date: July 29, 2010
Children everywhere love pets, and some are even lucky enough to get their own. In Doggy Slippers Jorge Lujan offers a collection of poems about pets inspired by children. Lujan turned funny and touching anecdotes his young readers sent him about the role of pets in their lives into fresh poems, selecting the 12 best for this book. His status as one of the most important poets writing for children today, combined with Isol's unique, childlike take on the world, makes this the perfect poetry collection for young readers.