Dozy Poems, Cozy Days: Poems to Calm the Active Child (Sept. 2014)
Dozy Poems, Cozy Days has been featured in the 2017 LIBRARY GUIDE and voted top notch reading tool for ADD, ADHD, and autistic youth. Watch crystal raindrops dance down the windowpane, doze in a hammock on a warm June afternoon, and join in a butterfly ballet. Raven Howell's charming collection invokes a cozy, safe space for young children both night and day throughout the seasons, snuggly easing one in a lullaby-like melody.
Cool air And lots of water May be Enough to make him Laugh and sing! This fun and modern twist on an old poetry form, acrostics, will make you laugh and smile from page one! Here you can plunge into mud with a pig, enjoy Christmas with a fox, and talk sense to a silly worm.
Raven Howell's short poems, packed with warmth and insight, are sure to stir a child's sense of wonder. — Iza Trapani, author / illustrator of The Itsy Bitsy Spider and many other books for children
Reading this poetry, a child can relate and connect to our universe. Such wonderful imagery; makes the imagination soar! Light, flowing, and easily read. — Jennifer Sheehan, Publisher, Bumples Magazine
For a child, the time between sundown and sunup can be an enchanting world of mystery and fun, a time when fairies dance, night creatures creak and hum, and stars reign over all. What are a child’s thoughts when he or she hears the evening’s first cricket, has a sleepover with friends, or looks up at the stars and wonders, “What’s up there?”