by John Sheirer, Author of Libby Speaks: The Wit and Wisdom of the World's Wisest Dog
John Sheirer and his coauthor Libby, a delightful Border Terrier, are hard at work on a new book that combines the striking photography of Libby Speaks with beautiful poetry and even some vocabulary development for good measure. The book will be called Little Dog, Big Words. Each poem will correspond to a photo of Libby and contain three SAT-level words (in bold print below) with definitions. Sheirer draws on his background of nearly three decades as a college English teacher and publishing poet. A 2015 publication date is expected.
This is the first time John and Libby have previewed one of the book's poems and photographs for the public.
John Sheirer is the coauthor and photographer of the book, Libby Speaks: The Wit and Wisdom of the World's Wisest Dog, as well as several previous books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. He lives with his wonderful wife Betsy in Northampton, Massachusetts and is a full-time faculty member teaching English and Communication at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut. Libby and John welcome everyone to visit Libby's Facebook page for news about their lives and writing careers. John can also be found at his homepage.
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