AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER – publication 5 October 2017
Full colour, illustrated and hardback poetry book containing poetry on all the seasons for young readers. The poems are about nature, the landscape, the weather and children’s experiences of the seasons from ice-creams to Christmas trees.
An accompanying ebook, The Hopscotch in the Sky Poetry Kit, will be free to download, introducing children to the poetic forms used in the book and chock-full of ideas to encourage readers to try their hand at writing their own poems. It will be especially helpful also to teachers who would like to include writing poetry as a classroom activity with their pupils.
The full-colour illustrations are by Lauren O’Neill, winner of the Children’s Books Ireland Award for Illustration in 2016
Published by Little Island and Poetry Ireland
Lucinda Jacob is a poet, illustrator and author of fiction for young people. She has written and illustrated a number of picture books and storybooks for new readers, scripts for the national broadcaster RTÉ and poetry for older children, published in numerous collections.