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"so much dependsupona yellow poetrybooka dog on the coverand the boyinside Read this book to learn all about Jack, his dog, and his discovery of poetry."— Jennifer G.
Room 105 -- Miss Stretchberry
I don't want to
don't write poetry.
Girls do.Meet Jack, who tells his story with a little help from some paper, a pencil, his teacher, and a dog named Sky.
Before beginning her writing career, Sharon Creech taught English for fifteen years in England and Switzerland. She and her husband now live in Maine, lured there by our grandchildren, Creech says. Moo was inspired by our mutual love of Maine and by our granddaughter s involvement in a local 4-H program. We have all been enchanted with the charms of cows.
“A really special triumph.”
-Kirkus (*Starred Review*)
“Readers will love that dog, and this book.”
-Publishers Weekly (*Starred Review*)
“A poignant, funny picture of a child’s encounter with the power of poetry. This book is a tiny treasure.”
-School Library Journal (*Starred Review*)