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A Sock Is a Pocket for Your Toes

A Pocket Book

Elizabeth Garton Scanlon, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator)


List Price: 16.99*
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A cave is a pocket for a bear,
a breath is a pocket full of air.
A hat is a pocket for your hair,
and a seat is a pocket called a chair...

A Sock Is a Pocket for Your Toes: A Pocket Book is a whimsical pocket full of bells and balloons, ice cream and mud, giggles and hugs. Elizabeth Garton Scanlon's delightful verse is captured in Robin Preiss Glasser's energetic artwork, which follows four families through a busy day exploring the surprising ins and outs of the world's pockets.

This special book will leave readers young and old with pockets full of joy!

HarperCollins, 9780060295264, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 2, 2004

About the Author

Elizabeth Garton Scanlon is a poet, writer, and teacher. A Sock Is a Pocket for Your Toes: A Pocket Book is her first picture book. Ms. Scanlon lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and two daughters.

Robin Preiss Glasser actually wore tiaras and tutus when she danced with the Pennsylvania Ballet. Now she happily spends her days in jeans, drawing. She has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including the bestselling Fancy Nancy series. She won the Children’s Choice Award for Best Illustrator of the Year for Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet. Robin and her family live in Southern California.