Monday, February 4, 2019

Charlesbridge Unplugged #21: Laura Purdie Salas

Today we're welcoming renowned poet Laura Purdie Salas onto the podcast! She's here to talk about her first book with Charlesbridge, Snowman-Cold=Puddle, which seamlessly combines poetry, math, and science. You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:

About the Book:
Math is all around us, and in this clever and enlightening picture book, readers see how math, nature, and poetry intermingle and collaborate...well, naturally. Each clever equation is a tiny, perfect poem that prompts readers to look at the ordinary and see the miraculous. Can you look at an egg in a nest and see a jewelry box? How are sunlight and heat like an alarm clock? Engaging sidebars reveal the science behind the signs of spring.
About the Author:
Former teacher Laura Purdie Salas is the award-winning author of more than 125 books for children, including If You Were the Moon, A Rock Can Be, and Water Can Be (Millbrook Press). Laura grew up in Florida but likes Minnesota more! She is always up for an adventure and loves to explore new places. Laura also enjoys working with young writers through school visits and young authors' conferences. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Purchase this book for you and your readers here.

Show Notes:
  • Visit author Laura Purdie Salas online here



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3 comments:

Leah Pileggi said...

I loved hearing about the process you went through for this book, Laura. It makes me laugh when people say, "How hard could it be to write a picture book?"

Best,

Leah Pileggi (fellow Charlesbridge author)

laurasalas said...

Haha--yep. Worst. Question. Ever. At least Mel doesn't ask that! Thanks, Leah!

Mel Schuit said...

Mel would never!! :)