The journey to "Somewhere Else" is easy to read straightforward light verse with illustrations reminiscent of the works of Shel Silverstein and Bruce Lansky.
Along the way you'll encounter Pirates, Mr. Perfect, and the unfortunate Mr. Schnee. You'll be warmed by Foolish Frank's Fire, get to see the great Computer Race, and solve the puzzle of the missing part in Incomplete. After meeting Billy on page #1 you will finish at the Ant Races on page #105 and each verse along the way will bring a smile.
Everyday situations are made absurd and the impossible is made to seem probable with style and wit to be enjoyed by all ages. Parents will enjoy reading these verses to their children as much as the children will enjoy hearing them.
Readers will see places, people, and things that may be familiar, but curiously different with a new point of view. They may even recognize themselves.
Over one hundred poems and illustrations to lift the spirit and have you smiling.
"My eleven-year-old was delighted and wanted to read every verse to me. He couldn't wait to share it with his friends."
"What fun! What a refreshing view of people and life's simple problems and pleasures. for fans of Shel Silverstein-a must read."
"A great read-aloud book for both kids and adults. The illustrations are right on target."
"Wonderfully witty! I'm sure I know some of the characters. One or two might be me. Relaxing reading that put a smile in my heart."