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​"Neighbors, that's what they are. 
They're near, not far. So slow your car. 
See, watch, enjoy -- our creature-
neighbors help make us who we are." 
-- Carl Safina, author of 

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NEIGHBORS is a new picture book series 
of animal poems for children and families by George Held and Joung Un Kim. 
For more information, click on 'Books' 
button above. To order, click on 'Buy Now'  or www.amazon.com ["Neighbors by
George Held"]. Also available through Follett School Solutions, Brodart, Baker & Taylor, Little Marc Jacobs, Teich Toys + Books, BookHampton, and Alexander Book Co [SF], among others. NEIGHBORS is CPSIA compliant.

Our new picture book, BUMMER. has just been published. "A spirited lost sheep lives with several human families in this painterly debut picture book by author/illustrator Huth...A cute collection." 
-- Kirkus Reviews

"...invites young readers to think about beings that share 
their world..."  -- Kirkus Reviews

"...The verse steers clear of cutesiness...Kim's crisp, modern collages...in this smart collaboration. Ages 3-11"
-- Publishers Weekly

"…those with a penchant for quirky poetry will have their curiosity about nature sparked and their eyes and ears delighted." 
-- School Library Journal

"Open George Held's magical metrical 
menagerie and enjoy the boisterous 
buzz of verse! These poems, paired 
with Joung Un Kim's appealing 
pictures, will tickle the creature in 
children and adults alike."
-- Kimiko Hahn, poet

"...Held's dozen emblematic poems...
all romping through Kim's expressive, angular collages.." 
-- Sylvia M. Vardell, Ph.D., Professor, Texas Woman's University School of Library & Information Studies

"Filsinger & Company..recently entered 
the young readers' market with its release 
of Neighbors, The Yard Critters…" 
"Children's Bookshelf," Publishers Weekly

"…Charming critters in collage and poetry 
for people of all ages." -- Kirkus Reviews 
(starred review)

NEIGHBORS The Water Critters
published Jan. 14, 2015!