New Poetry Picture Book Celebrates Circus Performers and Their Dietary Quirks

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Award-winning author Kate
Hosford’s
new picture book Feeding
the Flying Fanellis
, published by Carolrhoda
Books
, a division of Lerner
Publishing Group
, centers on the lives of circus performers through
the eyes of the person who feeds them: the chef! With whimsical,
detailed illustrations by celebrated illustrator Cosei Kawa, this
collection of poems will have kids planning to run away to the circus—to
sample the chef’s fantastic culinary feats.

What do you feed a trapeze family to keep them up in the air? Or a lion
with a gourmet palate? These imaginative poems reveal what fuels a crew
of circus performers―special meals prepared by their tireless chef!
Readers will delight in the eccentricities of each performer and the
intricacies of rhyme and illustration in Feeding
the Flying Fanellis
.

About the Author
Kate
Hosford
is the author of several picture books, including Infinity
and Me
which won the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s
Book award and was named an ALA Notable Children’s Book. She lives in
Brooklyn, New York.

About the Illustrator
Cosei Kawa was awarded the
Macmillan Prize for Children’s Books in 2007. In his work, he uses a
variety of mediums including acrylic, watercolor, collage, and digital
effects. He lives in Kyoto, Japan.

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About the Publisher
Carolrhoda
Books
, a division of Lerner
Publishing Group
, creates high-quality fiction and nonfiction for
children and young adults.

PUBLICATION DATE:
October 2015

$17.99 Hardcover, Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages 6–9
HC:
978-1-4677-3905-4
32 Pages ● 10 5/8 x 8 7/8

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