"Grimes () boils poetry down to its essence in this picture book homage to wordsa must-read for aspiring poets and writers...Tiana's bubbling personality shines forth from each verse, and Steptoe...in an extraordinary feat, sculpts each of his character portraits from construction paper in a single, uninterrupted linear outline. ...Readers can only hope that this dynamic duo has many more pockets full of poems." , starred review
Poems and haiku verses provide glimpses of life in the city. A fusion of two creative talents, "A Pocketful of Poems" is an engaging portrait of a down-to-earth girl who has a way with words. Full color.