Poems for Wee Ones
Poems for Wee Ones will delight the young child in your life with its gentle humor, its lilting verses, and its charming illustrations. Studies have shown that reading poetry to children contributes to their healthful emotional development and sharpens their pre-reading skills.
According to Scholastic Parents Magazine, "nursery rhymes, songs, and poetry are key parts of preschool reading. Listening to, and repeating, poetry is a wonderful way for children to learn phonemic awareness."
Poems for Wee Ones will definitely stimulate your child's mind, bless your child’s soul, and warm your child’s heart all at the same time. This humorous, charming picture book full of modern-day nursery rhymes makes a great gift for Christmas, birthdays, new baby, christening, and other special occasions. Be sure to recommend this book to your church's children's ministry and church nursery, your child's preschool, your pediatrician's office, or any other place where children's books are read and enjoyed. Thank you!
About MaryAnn Diorio (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Author)
Dr. MaryAnn Diorio is a widely published, award-winning author of fiction for both adults and children. Her latest novel, In Black and White, won First Place in Historical Fiction in the 2020 Christian Indie Book Awards Contest. Her novella, A Christmas Homecoming, won the Silver Medal for Fiction in the 2015 Illumination Book Awards Contest. Her children's picture book, The Dandelion Patch, won the 2017 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Juvenile Fiction, and her first picture book, Who is Jesus? won a National Indie Excellence Award in the 2014 NIEA Contest.
MaryAnn holds a Ph.D. in French with a concentration in Comparative Literature from the University of Kansas and an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University. A former university professor, she now writes full-time.
MaryAnn has been married to her wonderful husband Dom, a retired ER physician, for 50 years. They have two amazing adult daughters, a very smart son-in-law, and six rambunctious grandchildren. When not writing, MaryAnn loves to paint, play the piano, and make up silly songs with her grandchildren. You may reach her at email@example.com.