I Must Go Down to the Beach Again

I Must Go Down to the Beach Again

And Other Poems

By Karen Jo Shapiro; Judy Love (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge Publishing, Hardcover, 9781580891431, 48pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2007


In this delightful collection of poetic parodies, Karen Jo Shapiro takes 23 classic poems spanning nearly five centuries and gives them a kid-sized twist.<

About the Author
Shapiro has had a lifelong passion for writing silly poetry. A graduate of Colby College, she enjoys poking fun at the seriousness of the classic poets while honoring their enduring talents. Karen Jo is also a clinical psychologist.

Judy Love was born in Framingham, Virginia, and earned a Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1975. Her works include the illustrations for " I'd Chose You", "There's a Duck in My Closet", " The Treasure Tree", and " Spider Sisters", all written by John Trent. Judy lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Alan, and her two sons, Matt and Tom.