Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 5 to 8
- Grade: k to 3
Explore your creativity with Hungry for the Arts: Poems to Chomp On, a collection of scrumptious poems, highlighting concepts like pathways, dynamics, roles, and textures!
This third book in the Hungry for. . . (STEAM) series features dancing dinosaurs, jazzy cats, a dramatic ride, and a homemade robot that whizzes through chores.
About the authors
Kari-Lynn Winters is the author of Jeffrey and Sloth (2007), a picture book about the daunting task of overcoming writer's block, and The Meaning Maker, a children's play about reading strategies which is currently being toured throughout the Lower Mainland. A graduate of Canada's National Theatre School, she is currently performing with a Vancouver children's theatre group, The Tickle Trunk Players.
Kari has taught a range of students in Canada and the United States, including pre-school, special education, primary, intermediate, high school, and now university teacher education.
She is currently completing her Ph.D. in the Language and Literacy Department at UBC. Her research interests are children's literature, print literacy, and multimodal forms of learning.
Kari's website is www.kariwinters.com.
Lori Sherritt-Fleming is an author, educator and performer. Her first picture book was aRHYTHMetic. She lives in Vancouver, BC.
Peggy Collins is a graphic designer and an award-winning children’s book author-illustrator with more than 35 titles to her name, including Harley the Hero, Hungry for Math: Poems to Munch On, In the Snow, and In the Garden. Peggy teaches animation at Loyalist College as well as illustration and drawing at St. Lawrence College. She has also written and illustrated for animated apps teaching math, indigenous history, and education. Peggy lives in Newburgh, Ontario with her two children.
"Bright cartoon illustrations starring animals, robots, dinosaurs, and a multiracial ensemble of children fairly scream fun and encourage active, creative participation in the arts. . . A creative invitation to sample (and cook up) a smorgasbord of art, drama, dance, and music."
— Kirkus Reviews