Synopses & Reviews
Introducing senryu! The kissin' cousins of haiku, these short, punchy, and punny poems take every imaginable subject and make the reader look at life through a circus mirror.
Tackling a wide range of child-friendly subjects (including babysitters, jump-roping, snoring parents, spoiled pets, and Grandpa's underwear), this spirited collection of senryu will leave children rolling in laughter as they untangle the riddles and word play.
"Plenty of fun, with nary a screw-up." Kirkus Reviews
"Children who get the easier bits of verse may stretch themselves to understand the harder ones, but adult help will still be necessary for many. That's fine, because there's lots of fun to be had." Booklist
This hilarious collection of offbeat poetry introduces senryu, a cousin of haiku featuring punchy and punny poems that tackle a range of child-friendly subjects. Full color.
About the Author
Paul B. Janeczko and J. Patrick Lewis have each written more than 25 children's picture book, including A Poke in the I and The Bookworm's Feast. Paul lives in Maine, and Pat lives in Ohio. This is their first collaborative project.