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Now one of Booklist's 30 Best Books of the Year! "Genius!" Wired.com Marilyn Singer's verse in Follow Follow practically dances down each page . . . the effect is miraculous and pithy. The Wall Street Journal Once upon a time, Mirror Mirror, a brilliant book of fairy tale themed reversos a poetic form in which the poem is presented forward and then backward became a smashing success. Now a second book is here with more witty double takes on well-loved fairy tales such as Thumbelina and The Little Mermaid. Read these clever poems from top to bottom and they mean one thing. Then reverse the lines and read from bottom to top and they mean something else it is almost like magic! A celebration of sight, sound, and story, this book is a marvel to read again and again."
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About the Author

Marilyn Singer is an award-winning author of more than 90 children's books in a wide variety of genres. Josee Masse is a recognized artist in her native Canada, having illustrated numerous French and American picture books."

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"Genius!" - Wired.com Singer and Masse s companion to Mirror Mirror is just as inspired as its predecessor. Publishers Weekly, starred review Fun, thoughtful, beautifully written poems that employ a poetic form called a reverso to spin a familiar fairy tale in a new direction. Shelf Awareness, starred review "Singer s poetry begs to be read aloud as listeners savor Masse s accompanying illustrations. This is a must-have book for a library s poetry section as well as for any personal collection." - Library Media Connection, starred review "This volume is one to savor." Kirkus Reviews Marilyn Singer's verse in Follow Follow practically dances down each page . . . the effect is miraculous and pithy. The Wall Street Journal "These are delightful to read and read aloud, and they re a curricular dream for discussions of poetry, folklore, and point of view." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Masse s two-sided illustrations capture the changes in point of view, tone, and color...Singer s reversos present lyrical and evocative moments that will surprise and delight children and provide them with opportunities for critical discussion." School Library Journal Follow Follow is one of Booklist's 30 Best Books of the Year, a Cybils Award finalist, and an IRA Teachers Choices Reading List pick." "Genius!" - Wired.com Singer and Masse s companion to "Mirror Mirror" is just as inspired as its predecessor. "Publishers Weekly," starred review Fun, thoughtful, beautifully written poems that employ a poetic form called a reverso to spin a familiar fairy tale in a new direction. "Shelf Awareness," starred review "Singer s poetry begs to be read aloud as listeners savor Masse s accompanying illustrations. This is a must-have book for a library s poetry section as well as for any personal collection." - "Library Media Connection," starred review "This volume is one to savor." "Kirkus Reviews" Marilyn Singer's verse in "Follow Follow" practically dances down each page . . . the effect is miraculous and pithy. "The Wall Street Journal" "These are delightful to read and read aloud, and they re a curricular dream for discussions of poetry, folklore, and point of view." "The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" "Masse s two-sided illustrations capture the changes in point of view, tone, and color...Singer s reversos present lyrical and evocative moments that will surprise and delight children and provide them with opportunities for critical discussion." "School Library Journal" "Follow Follow" is one of "Booklist'"s" "30 Best Books of the Year, a Cybils Award finalist, and an IRA Teachers Choices Reading List pick." "Genius!" - Wired.com "Singer and Masse's companion to "Mirror Mirror" is just as inspired as its predecessor." - "Publishers Weekly," starred review "Fun, thoughtful, beautifully written poems that employ a poetic form called a reverso to spin a familiar fairy tale in a new direction." - "Shelf Awareness," starred review "Singer's poetry begs to be read aloud as listeners savor Masse's accompanying illustrations. This is a must-have book for a library's poetry section as well as for any personal collection." - "Library Media Connection," starred review "This volume is one to savor." - "Kirkus Reviews" "Marilyn Singer's verse in "Follow Follow" practically dances down each page . . . the effect is miraculous and pithy." - "The Wall Street Journal" "These are delightful to read and read aloud, and they're a curricular dream for discussions of poetry, folklore, and point of view." - "The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" "Masse's two-sided illustrations capture the changes in point of view, tone, and color...Singer's reversos present lyrical and evocative moments that will surprise and delight children and provide them with opportunities for critical discussion." - "School Library Journal" "Follow Follow" is one of "Booklist'"s""30 Best Books of the Year, a Cybils Award finalist, and an IRA Teachers' Choices Reading List pick. "Genius!" - Wired.com "Singer and Masse's companion to "Mirror Mirror" is just as inspired as its predecessor." - "Publishers Weekly," starred review "Fun, thoughtful, beautifully written poems that employ a poetic form called a reverso to spin a familiar fairy tale in a new direction." - "Shelf Awareness," starred review "Singer's poetry begs to be read aloud as listeners savor Masse's accompanying illustrations. This is a must-have book for a library's poetry section as well as for any personal collection." - "Library Media Connection," starred review "This volume is one to savor." - "Kirkus Reviews" "Marilyn Singer's verse in "Follow Follow" practically dances down each page . . . the effect is miraculous and pithy." - "The Wall Street Journal" "These are delightful to read and read aloud, and they're a curricular dream for discussions of poetry, folklore, and point of view." - "The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" "Masse's two-sided illustrations capture the changes in point of view, tone, and color...Singer's reversos present lyrical and evocative moments that will surprise and delight children and provide them with opportunities for critical discussion." - "School Library Journal" "Follow Follow" is one of "Booklist'"s""30 Best Books of the Year, a Cybils Award finalist, and an IRA Teachers' Choices Reading List pick. "Genius!" - Wired.com "Singer and Masse's companion to "Mirror Mirror" is just as inspired as its predecessor." - "Publishers Weekly", starred review "Fun, thoughtful, beautifully written poems that employ a poetic form called a reverso to spin a familiar fairy tale in a new direction." - "Shelf Awareness", starred review "Singer's poetry begs to be read aloud as listeners savor Masse's accompanying illustrations. This is a must-have book for a library's poetry section as well as for any personal collection." - "Library Media Connection", starred review "This volume is one to savor." - "Kirkus Reviews" "Marilyn Singer's verse in "Follow Follow" practically dances down each page . . . the effect is miraculous and pithy." - "The Wall Street Journal" "These are delightful to read and read aloud, and they're a curricular dream for discussions of poetry, folklore, and point of view." - "The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" "Masse's two-sided illustrations capture the changes in point of view, tone, and color...Singer's reversos present lyrical and evocative moments that will surprise and delight children and provide them with opportunities for critical discussion." - "School Library Journal""Follow Follow" is one of "Booklist'"s""30 Best Books of the Year, a Cybils Award finalist, and an IRA Teachers' Choices Reading List pick. "Marilyn Singer's verse in "Follow Follow" practically dances down each page . . . the effect is miraculous and pithy." - "The Wall Street Journal" "Singer and Masse's companion to "Mirror Mirror" is just as inspired as its predecessor." - "Publishers Weekly," starred review "Read alongside the traditional tales it plays off of or enjoyed on its own, this volume is one to savor." - "Kirkus Book Reviews" "These are delightful to read and read aloud, and they're a curricular dream for discussions of poetry, folklore, and point of view." - "The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" "The adage "there are two sides to every story" is truly manifest. Masse's two-sided illustrations capture the changes in point of view, tone, and color...Singer's reversos present lyrical and evocative moments that will surprise and delight children and provide them with opportunities for critical discussion." - "School Library Journal" Praise for "Mirror Mirror" "A mesmerizing and seamless celebration of language, imagery and perspective." - "Kirkus Book Reviews," starred review "A must-purchase that will have readers marveling over a visual and verbal feast." - "Booklist," starred review "A remarkably clever and versatile book...a must-have for any library." - "School Library Journal," starred review "Masse's clever compositions play with symmetry, bringing this smart concept to its fullest effect." - "Publishers Weekly," starred review "Cleverly constructed and insightful." -" The Horn Book," starred review "Truly a visual, as well as a literary, puzzle and such a treat!" -"Library Media Connection," starred review "Mirror Mirror "is an ALA Notable Book, one of the New York Public Library's Best 100 Children's Books of 2010, a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books 2010, a Booklist Editors Choice, one of the Bank Street College of Education Best Books of the Year, a Washingto "Singer and Masse's companion to "Mirror Mirror" is just as inspired as its predecessor." - "Publishers Weekly", starred review "Read alongside the traditional tales it plays off of or enjoyed on its own, this volume is one to savor." - "Kirkus Book Reviews" "These are delightful to read and read aloud, and they're a curricular dream for discussions of poetry, folklore, and point of view." - "The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" Praise for "Mirror Mirror" "A mesmerizing and seamless celebration of language, imagery and perspective." - "Kirkus Book Reviews", starred review "A must-purchase that will have readers marveling over a visual and verbal feast." - "Booklist", starred review "A remarkably clever and versatile book...a must-have for any library." - "School Library Journal", starred review "Masse's clever compositions play with symmetry, bringing this smart concept to its fullest effect." - "Publishers Weekly", starred review "Cleverly constructed and insightful." -" The Horn Book", starred review "Truly a visual, as well as a literary, puzzle and such a treat!" -"Library Media Connection", starred review"Mirror Mirror "is an ALA Notable Book, one of the New York Public Library's Best 100 Children's Books of 2010, a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books 2010, a Booklist Editors Choice, one of the Bank Street College of Education Best Books of the Year, a Washington Post Top 15 Children's Books of 2010, a Horn Book Fanfare Book, one of Publisher's Weekly's Best Children's Books of 2010, and one of Time Out New York Kids's 50 Best Books for Kids. Praise for "Mirror Mirror" "A mesmerizing and seamless celebration of language, imagery and perspective." - "Kirkus Book Reviews", starred review "A must-purchase that will have readers marveling over a visual and verbal feast." - "Booklist", starred review "A remarkably clever and versatile book...a must-have for any library." - "School Library Journal", starred review "Masse's clever compositions play with symmetry, bringing this smart concept to its fullest effect." - "Publishers Weekly", starred review "Cleverly constructed and insightful." -" The Horn Book", starred review "Truly a visual, as well as a literary, puzzle and such a treat!" -"Library Media Connection", starred review"Mirror Mirror "is an ALA Notable Book, one of the New York Public Library's Best 100 Children's Books of 2010, a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books 2010, a Booklist Editors Choice, one of the Bank Street College of Education Best Books of the Year, a Washington Post Top 15 Children's Books of 2010, a Horn Book Fanfare Book, one of Publisher's Weekly's Best Children's Books of 2010, and one of Time Out New York Kids's 50 Best Books for Kids. 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