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Meet Jeff Stone, author of Phoenix

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“Poems for children help them celebrate the joy and wonder of their world. Humorous poems tickle the funny bone of their imaginations.”– Charles Ghigna

Charles Ghigna is a poet, children's author, and nationally syndicated feature writer who helps promote the love of children's literature by speaking at schools, colleges, conferences, and libraries. He is the author of more than thirty books of poetry for children and adults.

Charles lives in Homewood, Alabama with his wife, Debra, and their son, Chip.

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Barn Storm
Written by Charles Ghigna and Debra Ghigna
Illustrated by Diane Greenseid
Trade Paperback

This comical introduction to cause and effect is ideal for emergent readers, who look for cues in simple rhymed text and bright, bold art as they take their first steps toward reading independently.

When a twister hits the pond near Farmer Brown’s farm, some very odd things happen. The fish and frogs... Read More
 





Barn Storm
Written by Charles Ghigna and Debra Ghigna
Illustrated by Diane Greenseid
Hardcover Library Binding

This comical introduction to cause and effect is ideal for emergent readers, who look for cues in simple rhymed text and bright, bold art as they take their first steps toward reading independently.

When a twister hits the pond near Farmer Brown’s farm, some very odd things happen. The fish and frogs... Read More
 





Mice Are Nice
Written by Charles Ghigna
Illustrated by Jon Goodell
Trade Paperback

These are just three of the reasons why mice are nice. It is indisputable that mice make the best pets of all. The other pets in Babette's pet store will drop feathers everywhere, growl, hide inside their shells, chew your favorite socks, and maybe even make you sneeze! So it's clear... Read More
 





Oh My, Pumpkin Pie!
Written by Charles Ghigna
Illustrated by Ken Spengler
Trade Paperback

Autumn in the pumpkin patch, no two pumpkins ever match!
Some are big and win a prize, some wind up in pumpkin pies!
Read about all kinds of pumpkins in this simple rhyming Step 2, perfect for fall!
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One Hundred Shoes
Written by Charles Ghigna
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Trade Paperback

Centipede has one hundred feet. One hundred feet means one hundred shoes. How in the world does Centipede choose shoes? This Math Reader clearly demonstrates the concepts of pairs and multiple sets, all in simple, rollicking, rhythmic text and with bright, graphic illustrations. Read More
 





One Hundred Shoes
Written by Charles Ghigna
Illustrated by Bob Staake
eBook

Centipede has one hundred feet. One hundred feet means one hundred shoes. How in the world does Centipede choose shoes? This Math Reader clearly demonstrates the concepts of pairs and multiple sets, all in simple, rollicking, rhythmic text and with bright, graphic illustrations. Read More
 





Snow Wonder
Written by Charles Ghigna
Illustrated by Julia Woolf
Trade Paperback

WHEN TWO CHILDREN wake up to find that it has snowed, they spend the day riding sleds, building snowmen, making snow angels, skating a figure eight, and even taking a break to make gingerbread cookies with grandma. It’s a day filled with wonderful wintry fun!

In simple, rhymed text new readers get... Read More
 

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