Author and Illustrator: Stacy Russo
Publisher: Litwin Books
Physical Description: 8.25x10.25; 32 p.; illus.
For children aged 4 through adult
Discover the adventures of dog poets Joni and Walter! Poetry Hounds is a picture book that follows two fun-loving dogs as they write poems, go to poetry readings, garden, take art classes, ride bikes, learn how to play the guitar, and much more! These dog poets show the joy and wonder of living a creative life. Their adventures will entertain children and adults alike. Poetry Hounds features unique handmade mixed media illustrations created with watercolors, pen, and assorted recycled papers.
Stacy Russo, a librarian and associate professor at Santa Ana College in Santa Ana, California, is a writer, poet, and artist who is committed to creating books and art for a more peaceful world.