A lyrical poem that plays out the joys of childhood in seconds, hours, weeks and years. Happy rhymes and illustrations full of colour, light and energy capture the delights of childhood and the passage of time. Every second, minute and hour is reflected in renowned illustrator Kady MacDonald Denton's artwork. The concept of time spirals out in easy verse, making this a wonderful picture book for cozy read-alouds and for sharing memories. Awards: Nominee, Norma Fleck Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2005.
Hazel Hutchins is the award-winning author of more than thirty books for children, including picture books, easy readers and preteen novels. Her books are found in Canada, the United States, Great Britain, Australia and beyond. Hutchins grew up on farms in southern Alberta, and now lives in a town in the Rocky Mountains.
Praise for A Second Is a Hiccup: "A Second Is a Hiccup will join the ranks of most cherished poems...this book will stand the test of time..." - CM Magazine
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