Cornucopia by Bridget Renshaw

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A bundle of touching comedic children’s poems, Cornucopia encompasses a group of light, quirky poems about growing up and living life. It is recommended for ages 8-12 or younger to read aloud. The collection includes light and offbeat intellections with titles such as “Selling Happiness”, “Scattered Thoughts”, “Kelly the Kitten’s Rough Day”, “Mom’s Clever Little Trick”, and “The Feels”. As a kid growing up, one embarks on a journey of living life, being happy, finding humor in the world and explaining things. Cornucopia encompasses the weird explanations and thoughts from a growing kid’s perspective. Kids are at a weird and awkward point in their life as the training wheels have come off of them and they are given space to make choices and figure themselves out. They enjoy people, the world around them and visualizing their future endeavors. They are trying to find where they fit in the world. This makes Cornucopia a great collection as it encompasses living in the moment while dreaming about the future and making changes. Its different, moving aspects leave the reader in a place to make reflections and find deeper meaning in their own life. This collection includes about 140 poems and is similar in tone to Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends. It expresses ideas and concerns of growing children as well as originative and witty stories.
 

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Published December 2, 2014
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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