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John Micklos, Jr.

  • Bethany Beach Books 99 Garfield Parkway Bethany Beach, DE, 19930 United States (map)
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Meet John Micklos, Jr., author of Beach Fun: Poems of Surf and Sun on Monday, August 13th at 6:30pm!

Beach Fun: Poems of Surf and Sun              

From sand castles to sea gulls, from swimming to kite flying, rhythmic, light-hearted poems capture the fun of a visit to the beach. Gorgeous photographs further evoke the magic of the beach and provide a perfect complement to the text. The book is designed for children ages 4-12 but will appeal to beach lovers of all ages

About John

John Micklos, Jr, has written nearly 50 children's books, including picture books, poetry books, biographies, and history and social studies book. His most recent book, One Leaf, Two Leaves, Count with Me! published by Penguin/Nancy Paulsen Books in September 2017, has drawn rave reviews. Other selected titles include Beach Fun: Poems of Surf and Sand, The Sound in the Basement, and the National Geographic Kids book 125 True Stories of Amazing Pets (contributor). Micklos worked for many years for the International Literacy Association, where he edited the adward-winnning Reading Today newspaper. He enjoys visiting shcools and condutcing writing workshops with students. Learn more about John's work at

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