I have a background in writing poetry, and finding just the right word, just the right sound, is very important to me, even in prose writing.
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I have some say in the illustrations. I then give my editor comments, which she relays back to the art director and illustrator.
And even though Jane lives in London, we will be meeting this summer when she comes to Massachusetts. When I was very little, my mother would recite nursery rhymes to me, stopping before the end of each line so I could chime in with the rest. I have always loved language, words said aloud, rhymes, alliteration, assonance, rhythm. I loved them in picture books and poetry and I try to create picture books texts that live up to that love.
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I also think that the humor and energy of the book ducks dancing in socks! Take me through your typical day. I have a chronic illness, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a connective tissue disorder which causes a variety of issues, including sometimes severe joint and muscle pain and headaches.
I have a lot of medical appointments, so my days are broken up by those. I also have days on which I can work more or less than others.
A really good day, though, is one on which I can write or revise, get in some work on book promotion, and take a walk. I live in a beautiful New England town, and I find inspiration in the woods, streams, lakes, and wildlife. Especially the ducks! Duck Sock Hop harks back to some of my earliest work.
Warm-up, wiggle, stretch your beak. Duck Sock Hop comes once a week!
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The mood is high, the sun is low, the music starts, get ready, go! In this tongue-twisting, toe-tapping picture book, ducks grab socks from a big sock box and head on down to the duck sock hop. In socks with stripes and socks with spots, socks with squares and socks with dots, these brightly, boldly illustrated ducks dance until their socks go rip ; and ducks teeter, tumble, twist, and trip. But not to worry; in this preschool-perfect read-aloud, when one sock hop ends, the countdown to the next one begins.
So, prepare for a feel-good, giggle-inducing read. The following ISBNs are associated with this title:.
Duck Sock Hop
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Jane Says: Hold Your Own (Duck) Sock Hop with the Duck Sock Hop DIY Kit
In this printable craft, students decorate crazy socks for their own sock hop. Encourage kids to be creative and thoughtful. Start a conversation about people who are in need of clothing and host a sock drive. Arts and Crafts Children's Book