And Then There Were Eight: Poems about Space

And Then There Were Eight: Poems about Space

by Laura Purdie Salas


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A collection of original, outer space-themed poetry for children accompanied by striking photos. The book demonstrates a variety of common poetic forms and defines poetic devices.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429617475
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: Poetry
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 100 books for kids and teens. Her work has received the Minnesota Book Award and other honors, including Bank Street Best Books of the Year, and NCTE Notables. She and her husband live in Minnesota and have two monsters of their own, Maddie and Annabelle. When Laura's not reading or writing, she likes to dance, play games, and work with the Minnesota Brass drum corps (which involves a lot of Counting, following Patterns, and creating Shapes on the field). She tries to eat More vegetables and Less brownies, but that is hard! Learn more about Laura at

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