Marilyn Singer - Author

About the Author

Winner of the National Council of Teachers of English Award for Excellence in Poetry, 2015, Marilyn Singer has written more than 100 books in many genres. She created a poetry form, the “reverso,” featured in three of her award-winning collections:  Mirror Mirror, Follow Follow, and Echo Echo (Dial), illustrated by Josée Masse.  An animal lover, Marilyn likes to look for critters in parks, preserves, zoos, aquariums, in the wild and in her own backyard—and then write about them. She lives in Brooklyn, NY and Washington, CT with a dog, a cat, and two doves, as well as her favorite dance partner, Steve Aronson, who also happens to be her husband. 

Photo credit: Laurie Gaboardi/The Litchfield County Times

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Full Moon is Rising

Full Moon is Rising

Author: Marilyn Singer Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2018

All around the world people are affected by and in awe of a full moon. In this poetic exploration of the lunar wonder, places near and far provide the backdrop for discovering celebrations, beliefs, customs and facts about the moon. From Broadway to Hong Kong to the International Space Station, the various perspectives, sparkling verses and depth of information create a fascinating rendering of a familiar, yet remarkable sight.

Feel the Beat: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing

Feel the Beat: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing

Author: Marilyn Singer Format: eBook Release Date: 07/03/2017

Listen to author Marilyn Singer read this lively collection of poems about dance to the rhythm of each style. The poems are accompanied by original music.Marilyn Singer has crafted a vibrant collection of poems celebrating all forms of social dance from samba and salsa to tango and hip-hop. The rhythm of each poem mimics the beat of the dances' steps. Enhanced by original music, the poems create a window to all the ways dance enters our lives and exists throughout many cultures. This audiobook will inspire listeners to get up and move.Features music composed and performed by Jonathon Roberts.

Echo Echo: Reverso Poems About The Greek Myths

Echo Echo: Reverso Poems About The Greek Myths

Author: Marilyn Singer Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/02/2016

Marilyn Singer has created yet another collection of her ingenious reverso poems, this time holding up the mirror to classical Greek myths. Each tale is told in a single poem that, when read in reverse, reveals another meaning. As with Mirror Mirror and Follow Follow readers will delight in uncovering the dual points of view in well-known legends such as Pandora's Box and Echo and Narcissus, among others. Thoughtful explanatory notes about the original myths accompany each poem, and acclaimed artist Josee Masse's clever paintings-these in sun-drenched Mediterranean hues-contribute beauty plus visual meaning.

A Strange Place to Call Home The World's Most Dangerous Habitats & the Animals That Call Them Home

A Strange Place to Call Home The World's Most Dangerous Habitats & the Animals That Call Them Home

Author: Marilyn Singer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2015

Of all the miracles of life, it is life's persistence that astounds the most. In the endless black of the deepest caves, blind fish find their way. In a frozen forest, snow monkeys find a cozy hot spring to keep warm. Even in the salt desert's barren cold, flamingoes bloom like vivid flowers. The 14 animals in this book defy the odds and make their homes in the unlikeliest of places-under the weight of seas, in the belly of tar pits, in the sandstorm's mouth.

I'm Gonna Climb a Mountain in My Patent Leather Shoes

I'm Gonna Climb a Mountain in My Patent Leather Shoes

Author: Marilyn Singer Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2014

Sadie is all set for her family's rustic camping trip with her favourite patent leather shoes, sparkly suitcase, ballerina skirt and other stylish accessories. But this is no ordinary adventure--she's on the lookout for Bigfoot! Together with her brother, she searches for clues, crawls through a cave and climbs a mountain to find the monster. Using her lasso of pearls and magic gold wand, Sadie proves that girly girls can get their hands dirty and be brave, too! Fun and lyrical text from award-winning author and poet Marilyn Singer is complemented by bright and lively illustrations from Lynne Avril. Sadie's determination and fearlessness will leave readers ready to grab their royal satin capes and head out their own adventure!

Caterpillars

Caterpillars

Author: Marilyn Singer Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2011

Cats to the Rescue True Tales of Heroic Felines

Cats to the Rescue True Tales of Heroic Felines

Author: Marilyn Singer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2006

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