What happens when a lonely boy stumbles upon a poi dog? Discover how Boy and Poi Poi Puppy bond, as Boy pleads his case and brings Poi Poi Puppy home for good. Set in Hawaii, friendship, loyalty and responsibility are lessons delivered in this delightful story by Linda Boyden. After living on Maui, Linda was inspired to write Boy and Poi Poi Puppy. This is her fourth picture book; other titles include: The Blue Roses (Lee and Low Books, 2002) Powwow’s Coming and Giveaways an ABC of Loanwords from the Americas (University of New Mexico Press, 2007, 2010). Linda illustrated her last three books, and her works, books and poems, have won awards and honors.
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Linda Boyden has loved words all of her life. After a career in education, her husband’s work took them to Maui where she got the idea for this story. “Boy and Poi Poi Puppy” is her fourth picture book and first from Progressive Rising Phoenix Press. Her other titles are “The Blue Roses,” (Lee and Low Books, 2002) “Powwow’s Coming,” and “Giveaways an ABC of Loanwords from the Americas” (University of New Mexico Press, 2007, 2010). Her last three books she has also illustrated. Many of her books have won awards and honors. Linda has had poems published in many journals and belongs to the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, and Writers Forum of Redding CA. Visit http://www.lindaboyden.com for information about her and her school visit information.
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Book Description Progressive Rising Phoenix Press, 2013. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP84527934