Paul B. Janeczko is the anthologist of almost fifty collections, including the award-winning A Poke in the I, A Kick in the Head, and A Foot in the Mouth, all illustrated by Chris Raschka. Paul B. Janeczko lives in Hebron, Maine, USA. Melissa Sweet has illustrated nearly one hundred books for children, including A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams, a 2009 Caldecott Honor Book. She is also the creator of Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade, a 2012 Robert F. Sibert Medal Winner. Melissa Sweet lives in Rockport, Maine, USA.
A beautifully illustrated collection ... a lovely book to discover the power of language with children - it makes poetry accessible The Bookseller A wonderful anthology by over thirty American poets, Firefly July takes us on a magical journey through the four seasons. The perfect marriage of rich minimal text and glorious illustration, each page sings, forming unique, colourful snapshots of the world. This is an essential for every primary school classroom/library. Children's Books Ireland Recommended Read