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Moon, Have You Met My Mother?

Moon, Have You Met My Mother?

by Karla Kuskin Illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier

Write about a radish
Too many people write about the moon.

The night is black
The stars are small and high
The clock unwinds its ever-ticking tune
Hills gleam dimly
Distant nighthawks cry.
A radish rises in the waiting sky.

This long-awaited, comprehensive collection by acclaimed poet Karla Kuskin contains her most celebrated poems, as well as new works never before published. Whether she's writing about napping cats, reaches of beaches, or radishes as beautiful as the moon, Moon, Have You Met My Mother? amuses while it inspires.

Ages
6, 8, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Publisher
Laura Geringer Book
Number of Pages
336
Genre
Poetry and Rhymes

About the Author and Illustrator

Karla Kuskin With no television or siblings to play with, Karla Kuskin learned to entertain herself with books as well as her own daydreams, writings, and drawings. She created her first children's book, Roar and More in college.
Sergio Ruzzier

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