A Sackful of Poems
What do animals do in winter? What does peace mean? Who makes up a family? What would life be like if we were lions?
This charmingly-illustrated picture book helps teachers and parents answer these kinds of questions in a fun and captivating way.
A Sackful of Poems is a compilation of lyrical adventures inspired by over 20 years of work in the field of education. The collection explores various subject areas, including literacy, numeracy and seasonal themes. From a mysterious robot and a fire breathing dragon to a monster under the bed, some poems are silly, some are profound. A Sackful of Poems is an engaging way for children to learn about the world around them while exploring literary conventions. A great addition to any home or classroom library.
Bear was the name of Grandpa’s favourite chair. It was big and brown and furry. It had buttons that made the chair go up and down, and even helped you stand. But what made it really special was the memories that lingered around it long after Grandpa was gone.
Bear is a tender and comforting tale for young readers that celebrates life and the significance of the moments we hold dear when a loved one passes away. Bear explores themes of love, loss and connection in a life-affirming and uplifting tale, reminding us that those we cherish are never more than a memory away.