One of the great things Dr. Seuss did for Picture Books was to get more kids reading them. It's no wonder that we now celebrate his birthday with "Read Across America Day". Schools and authors everywhere are celebrating, and I hope you'll join in the fun!
How am I celebrating?
I'm entering Vivian's Kirkfield's #50PreciousWords contest!
(Details of the contest below my entry)
by JEN Garrett
Mom's rice cakes thwart the Killer Squirrel guards.
Mom won't mind. Much.
Dad's laptop case makes a raft across Backyard Swamp.
Dad won't mind. Much.
Grandpa's cane vanquishes the Troll King Tree.
Grandpa won't mind. Much.
Empty bag, Muddy case, Broken cane.
I'm grounded for life.
I won't mind.
50 Precious Words Contest
Details in a nutshell below, but for the full specs (and the prizes you could win!) visit Vivian's blog.
1. Must be a story (beginning, middle, end)
2. Total word count must be 50 (or less)
3. Must be posted between March 2nd and March 6th (I scheduled mine)
4. Enter for Prizes on VIVIAN'S BLOG. (I love comments, though!)
So, did you enter? Comment below and I'll read your entry!
I write about, with, for, and around kids all day. (Well, maybe I do the dishes too. Sometimes.)