Rebecca Kai Dotlich is a poet and picture book author whose work has been featured on Reading Rainbow and has appeared in magazines such as Ladybug and Highlights, as well as in numerous anthologies, textbooks and collections. Her books have been chosen as a Junior Library Guild Selection, 10 Best Books for Babies, IRA Children's Choice, Indiana Best Read Aloud. Her concept book Away We Go!, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino, was awarded the Gold Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award, andWhat is Science? was a finalist for the SB&F prize for 2007 and has been named to Bank Street's Best Books of the Year. Rebecca has been a contributing columnist and poetry advisor to Creative Classroom magazine, and has been asked to serve on the International Reading Association's Committee on Poetry & Prose Awards for 2007-2008. Her poetry books include Castles; old stone poems, and Over In The Pink House; New Jump Rope Rhymes.
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