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Join poet Eileen Spinelli and illustrator Karen Dugan for a celebration of tea parties in this cozy collection of poems! Young children will delight in imagining themselves enjoying tea in bed, at the beach, in a backyard secret garden, and in exotic, far off places. Karen Dugan's breathtaking pictures are as welcome as a charming teatime companion. The helpful teatime tip ...more
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Published February 1st 2006 by WordSong (first published April 1st 1999)
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This is a charming poetry picture book. Poems are cleverly arranged in stages of having a tea party: shopping, creating invitations, preparing, brewing, and entertaining. Teatime Tips ("Teatime and Poetry make a splendid pair!") accompany each poem, ranging from recipes to activities to placating party poopers.

Dugan's whimsical illustrations are faintly reminiscent of Tomie DePaola's soft rounded style, but have more color and action. The pictures, people with a multicultural cast of cheerful ch
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Eileen Spinelli is an award-winning children's book author from southeastern Pennsylvania. She has written over 100 picture books and novels for children. Her husband is Jerry Spinelli, who also writes books for children. ...more

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