"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."
SONG FOR THE BLUE OCEAN and
THE VIEW FROM LAZY POINT
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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'
Our latest picture book is
PHILIPPE The Black Sheep. Kirkus Reviews
calls it: "A feast of food, heart's desire, and rising to the occasion with brio and dash."
BUMMER was published in 2014. "A spirited lost sheep lives with several human families in this painterly debut picture book by author/illustrator Huth...A cute collection." -- Kirkus Reviews
A sequel to BUMMER will be released in 2018.
"...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."
"...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
THE CHILDREN'S PACK OF FRAMES published
April 9, 2015 --
a set of 21 sprightly pre-printed frames
that children can
draw or paint in.
in Press Kit.
"Multi-dimensional, unconventional, tongue twisting and thought provoking. These poems are dark with a
spark of lark..."
-- Jon Samson, CoCreative Music