☕ CUPPA OF CHOICE: My wife and I are dedicated francophiles: French toast, French fries, and of course, my beloved French Press. Oooo-la-la!
☕ HOT OFF THE PRESSES: This Orq. (he say “Ugh!”), illustrated by Lori Nichols (Boyds Mills Press, 2015); Nobody’s Perfect, illustrated by Sam Zuppardi (Candlewick, 2015); On the Wing, illustrated by Becca Stadtlander (Candlewick, 2014). Forthcoming: The Two Tims, illustrated by Gabriel Alborozo (Candlewick, May 2016); This Orq (he #1), illustrated by Lori Nichols (Boyds Mills Press, September 2016); In the Past, illustrated by Matthew Trueman (Candlewick, Spring 2017); and Bull (a YA novel-in-verse that is a retelling of the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur) published by HMH, April 2017.
☕ FAVE FOODIE CHILDREN’S BOOKS: Well, I’ll always have a fondness for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs because my son, now 29, loved that book. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, of course. And who doesn’t shiver when she is offered a piece of Turkish Delight?
☕☕ JUST ONE MORE SIP: Enjoy a poem from David’s forthcoming poetry book, In the Past.
Rest in Peace,
No list would
(if you could think)
you’d live forever.
The great T. Rex
would never die!
But even kings
when stars fall
from the sky.
~Copyright © 2016 David Elliott. All rights reserved.
☕☕☕ CAN’T GET ENOUGH: Enjoy this video featuring several poems from On the Wing:
☕☕☕☕ STILL THIRSTY: Here’s the trailer for This Orq. (he say “Ugh!”):
☕☕☕☕☕ ONE LAST SIP: Trailer for Nobody’s Perfect:
Copyright © 2016 Jama Rattigan of Jama’s Alphabet Soup. All rights reserved.