Tuesday, January 15, 2013

WE GO TOGETHER! by Calef Brown

WE GO TOGETHER! (A Curious Selection of Affectionate Verse) is a perfectly charming collection of whimsical and wonderful love and friendship poems from NYT bestselling author-illustrator, Calef Brown.

It's the perfect Valentine's present to share with a friend or loved one of ANY age. It's a cute small size and under $10, so it makes a great gift. And while kids will certainly delight at the fun words and bright illustrations, the poems are even a little bit extra-charming for grownups.

Need a Valentine for your daughter, son, bestie, westie, sister, brother, "Significant Other", BF, GF, BFF, or super secret crush? Look no further!

Seriously, buy several, they're small. ;-)

Get the book from your local independent bookstore, MY local independent bookstore, or through Powells, Barnes and Noble, Book Depository or Amazon.


Review Quotes:
"In a collection that celebrates loving friendship, Brown artfully captures the comforting, sometimes odd moments of true affection."
--Kirkus


"The cheerful, rhythmic rhymes help make this book perfect for reading aloud, and it would be an ideal choice for two friends to share."
--School Library Journal


"Brown... pairs a heaping spoonful of nonsense with unexpected yet genuine observations about the joy of companionship."
--Publishers Weekly STARRED review

Publisher Description:
In Calef Brown's poem "We Go Together," he jubilantly decrees: "We go together / like fingers and thumbs. / Basses and drums. / Pastries and crumbs." In "You Are Two (Kiwis)," he muses, "I am quite frequently, / reminded by thee / of a kiwi. / Either kind." Yes, silliness and sentimentality have free rein in this "curious selection" of childlike poems about love and friendship, each accompanied by an equally absurd, stylized acrylic painting. Like Sandol Stoddard's I Like You, WE GO TOGETHER! makes an offbeat Valentine's gift for anyone with a good sense of humor and a penchant for wordplay.

1 comment:

  1. You've convinced me. I'll be looking for it!

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