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About Holly

I write humorous picture books and poetry for children. Most of my writing is realistic fiction with an emphasis on children's emotions. I have also been known to delve into fantasy in my poems. I love word play and find that it makes its way into much of my writing.I started writing in journals as a child and then began writing poetry. In college I took a course with novelist Alison Lurie in wri... More
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1. The Girl with 500 Middle Names (Hardcover)
    Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
    Illustrator: Janet Hamlin
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Ages 4-8 6/28/2009
Holly said: A very smart, enjoyable book. I enjoyed it as much as my 3rd grader did.
tags: I read
41 Reviews  
2. Across the Alley (Hardcover)
    Author: Richard Michelson
    Illustrator: E. B. Lewis
    Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Ages 4-8 9/5/2008
Holly said: This is a very moving book about the power of friendship,.
tags: I recommend
40 Reviews  
3. Babus Song (Hardcover)
    Author: Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen
    Illustrator: Aaron Boyd
    Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Ages 4-8 4/2/2008
Holly said: I loved this book! It is set in Tanzania but is a universal story.
tags: I recommend
19 Reviews  
4. Too Young for Yiddish (Hardcover)
    Author: Richard Michelson
    Illustrator: Neil Waldman
    Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing
Ages 4-8 3/17/2008
Holly said: This is a wonderful and memorable story. It familiarizes readers with the historical, cultural, and emotional significance of Yiddish. I found it while searching for picture books with a Yiddish them...more
tags: I recommend
3 Reviews  
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Comment by Freya R on 6/29/2009 at 9:10 AM:
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Comment by Tom Hannah on 3/21/2009 at 7:44 PM:
Hi Holly-nice to meet another poet here-your poems are very nice i hope you enjoy ours. Our best to you. Tom and Tess
Comment by Misfit Threadz on 2/25/2008 at 8:52 PM:
Thank you so much for the compliment. That poem is really neat! I love it. I think that would be a great book for parents actually. Poems from the tooth fairy? That way everytime their child lost a tooth they would have a little something special that would make their childhood even more magical. Gr... more
Comment by Eric Hammond on 2/21/2008 at 1:58 AM:
Hello, Holly.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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