Another Review of “The Beastie Book”

It pays to search on one’s name now and then. While checking for something else, I came across a good review of The Beastie Book that I hadn’t known existed. I just found it, so am posting it immediately. Then, who knows—I’ll go back to my searching and see whether I discover any other nice surprises. I thank Usha Reynolds for the fine review and hope it helps to spread the word about the book. Here’s the link to the review:

Happy Beastie Dreams!


About penhart

I am a poet and writer, published widely in journals and anthologies, and my literary autobiography appears as an extended essay in "Contemporary Authors." My poems have recently appeared in "Rattle" ,"Tiferet," and "U.S. 1 Worksheets". Work has also appeared in "The Valparaiso Poetry Review," and "Umbrella." Recent books include 'One Bowl" (2012); "Recycling Starlight" (2010); and "The Night Marsh" (2008).. Earlier collections include "Along River Road"; "Lizard Light: Poems From the Earth"; and "Buried in the Sky." My illustrated alphabestiary for children, "The Beastie Book," was published in the December, 2009, by Shenanigan Books. I have won three poetry fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, as well as awards from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Mary Carolyn Davies Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the first William O. Douglas Nature Writing Award for my work in the anthology "American Nature Writing 2002." I was invited to be a "featured poet" and read at the 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival, and was awarded a residency / fellowship for January, 2011, at VCCA (Virginia Center for the Creative Arts." I live in the South Jersey shore area, and work as a visiting poet in the schools through programs sponsored by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and various other agencies. I'm still fairly new at blogging and hope to add more graphics, etc., as I learn more.
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One Response to Another Review of “The Beastie Book”

  1. Usha Reynolds says:

    Hi, Penny,

    It does indeed pay to search for one’s name on Google…I just found your comment about my review of the Beastie Book. Your book has become a great favorite around our house at bedtime these days! What a delightful book for kids and adults alike.


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