H Is for Haiku: A Treasury of Haiku from A to Z
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About the Author
Sydell Rosenberg (1929-1996) was a charter member of the Haiku Society of America in 1968 and served as HSA's Secretary in 1975. Her short poems - notably haiku and senryu - as well as other poetry, were published in various magazines and anthologies. Syd received her M.A. in English as a Second Language from Hunter College in 1972. It was Syd's dream to publish a book of haiku for children. She lived, wrote, and taught in New York City.
Sawsan Chalabi is a Lebanese-American illustrator and designer. She earned her MFA in Illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. When she is not at her computer making digital illustrations, she can be found in her studio getting messy with inks and paint. Her work has been published with several magazines and publishing houses such as Cricket Magazine, Bust Magazine, Wine & Spirits Magazine, Applied Arts Magazine, Penguin, and Lee & Low Books, among others. She currently resides in Washington, D.C.
"...a delightful exploration of the alphabet through Haiku. Each page explores a moment in time with lovely, lyrical and luscious language. Colorful, playful illustrations complement the poetic text. The illustrations feature whimsical word art that enhances the reading experience." --Writers' Rumpus
10 Outstanding Poetry Books for Kids, The Children's Book Review
2018 Cybils Award Finalist, Poetry
Notable Poetry Book 2019, National Council of Teacher's of English