Poetrees by Douglas Florian

Emma Carbone, also known as the cleverly named Miss Print, is one of our Round II Fantasy & Sci-Fi YA judges this year, but she reads widely beyond just the speculative fiction category. She also blogs widely–namely for the New York Public Library, where she works, and the Why Libraries Project, to name a few examples.

Poetrees One of her recent book reviews was for a nominee in the Poetry category: Poetrees, written and illustrated by Douglas Florian. For a nice concise overview of what this one's about and what makes it appealing, check out Emma's review. Here's an excerpt:

Poetrees is a delightful book for aspiring poets, botanists, and anyone looking for a little fun. The back of the book even has a glossatree with information about all of the trees featured in the book.

Click here for the full review.