Douglas Florian – Guide


A collection of five Douglas Florian illustrated thematic books of poetry.

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Winner of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award and recipient of an ALA Notable Children’s Book Award, Douglas Florian is the author and illustrator of many children’s books. He believes there is only one rule when it comes to poetry, that there are no rules. Douglas Florian gives credit to his father as his first art teacher, who taught him to love nature. He begins his poems with research of the real thing and then uses that information to create an imaginary poem. Douglas Florian lives in New York City with his wife and five children.

This bundle includes the following books:

  • In the Swim
  • Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs
  • Mamalabilia
  • Insctlopedia
  • On the Wing

Additional information

Weight 0.75 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × 0.25 in