For Grown-Ups

Spine Poems:
An Eclectic Collection
of Found Verse
for Book Lovers

Warning: this charming, original collection of more than 100 spine poems––a popular form of found poetry made of stacked books––may inspire a new obsession. (HarperCollins/Harper Design)

“It’ll surely inspire you to start mixing up your stacks.”

–– Ron Charles, The Washington Post

“I must get up to make such a poem immediately.”

–– Jan Karon, #1 New York Times bestselling author 

–– An NPR Best Book of the Year 

–– A Southern Book Prize Finalist

For Kids

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Robot Zombie

Perfect for high-energy story times,
it’s a tale of competition, friendship,
and … pie. (Candlewick Press)

–– An Indie Kids’ Next Pick from booksellers across the country

–– A Buckeye Children’s Book Award nominee, Grades K-2

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Robot Burp Head

Are you ready for one LOUD read-aloud?
The mechanical pals from Robot Zombie
make an effervescent return.
(Candlewick Press)

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Mocking Birdies

Stop copying me! The phrase has been parroted for generations.

Can dueling voices find harmony?
Repeat after me: sounds like fun! (Simply Read Books)

–– A Best Book for Children, Association of Booksellers for Children

–– AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers, Outstanding Design


This Book Is For All

by Jack Simon, age 5
as told to his mom, usually at bedtime

First published more than 20 years ago,
This Book Is For All Kids continues to help those who are hurting.
(Andrews McMeel; Idea University Press)

–– The One Show for Design

–– Best Use of Print, American Advertising Foundation