From poems about a grumpy gnome to an eccentric chicken, embark on a poetic journey into the seasons in this illustrated collections of children's poems by poet, R. James Sands. Why the Moon Tumbled Out of the Sky and Other Poems invites readers and their parents inside a whimsical world where the moon can't sleep, crickets play violin, and the snowmen are the most creative in the neighborhood. Illustrated by the author's seven-year-old son, this collection is certain to capture the imagination of young readers by inviting them into a world where children's perspectives are the most valued.
This collection is the first book by the independent publishing company, Blue Moose Publishing. It is written and illustrated by R. James Sands and Ronan J. Sands, a father and son creative team living in rural Maine with two dogs, two cats, 15 fish, and 25 chickens. This is their first book together.