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Things to Do

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Things to Do

By Elaine Magliaro; Catia Chien (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9781452111247, 40pp.

Publication Date: February 7, 2017

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Description
With playful prose and vivid art, Things to Do brings to life the small moments and secret joys of a child's day. There are wonders everywhere. In the sky and on the ground--blooming in a flower bed, dangling from a silken thread, buzzing through the summer air--waiting ...waiting to be found. In this thoughtful and ingenious collection of poems, Elaine Magliaro, an elementary school teacher for more than three decades and a school librarian for three years, and illustrator Catia Chien provide a luminous glimpse of the ordinary wonders all around us.


About the Author
Elaine Magliaro is now retired from teaching and writes poetry for children and serves as a member of the NCTE Poetry Committee. She lives in Massachusetts. Catia Chien was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Today, she is happily working as a children's book artist from her art studio in New York, with a view of the East River and an old pencil factory.
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