I Am Eight! (Large Print / Paperback)
This is a book that will tickle your funny bone, and while you are giggling, please remember how really great it is to be eight The extra large print is perfect for little eyes that have trouble seeing, and the poetry is simple and fun to read. This book will serve several purposes. It can teach a child creativity because the simple artwork encourages children to experiment with their own drawings as well as other forms of art, and a game of 'guess what comes next' can teach the concept of rhythm and rhyme in poetry. Written and illustrated by Penelope Dyan, a former K-12 teacher, "I Am Eight" is built on classroom tried and true teaching principles. Dyan is an award winning author and an internationally recognized author and poet, as well as an attorney; and her books, all of them, are certain to make you smile, and this one especially. . . because it is great when you are eight. Your whole life is spread before you, and for you nothing is impossible. Dedicated to a very special little girl who got the best gift of all for her eighth birthday, the gift of life (a multi-organ transplant) award winning author, Penelope Dyan wants you to know nothing is impossible. If you can dream it, or think it, then it can happen Happy birthday, Kourtney You are a miracle.