Tuesday, November 1, 2016

"Little Hand" by Michelle H. Barnes





It was such fun featuring Kenn Nesbitt last month! Today is the official release day of his dreamy anthology, One Minute till Bedtime (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers), and the last day you can enter to win an autographed copy from Today's Little Ditty. Do so by leaving a comment HERE.

In celebration, I'd like to share my own little ditty which you can find tucked in on page 109.


From ONE MINUTE TILL BEDTIME, Kenn Nesbitt and Christoph Niemann, all rights reserved.

Little Hand

Little hand,
open wide,
put a special kiss inside.
Save it for a rainy day
or say bye-bye,
blow it away.

                   –Michelle Heidenrich Barnes



x x x    Happy birthday, One Minute till Bedtime! May all your sweet dreams come true.   x x x


32 comments:

  1. Yours was one of my favourites, Michelle - congratulations!

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  2. This is lovely, Michelle. Congratulations. My copy is on its way!

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    1. Makes me happy to picture you reading it to your grandgirls, Linda!

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  3. One of the sweetest poems ever! Congrats, Michelle!!!

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    1. Thanks, Renée. I love your dreamy blue balloon!

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  4. What a delightful poem! Think of all the kisses that will be tucked inside little hands. Congratulations!

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    1. That is a lovely thought, isn't it. :) Thanks, Ramona!

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  5. Love this poem love the rhyme you are almost singing it as you read it

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  6. I love that! So sweet. Well done lovely lady! xo

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  7. What a sweetheart of a poem--congratulations!

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  8. Love it! It would make a great story time action rhyme!

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    1. Was hoping so. :) Or at least a fun bedtime action rhyme.

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  9. Congrats, Michelle. How great that your sweet poem was included. Thanks for sharing it here.

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    1. Thanks, Rosi, how could I not? Such a ditty of a poem!

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  10. Congratulations, Michelle! And Happy Book Birthday to this fabulous anthology. High five on your Little Hand poem. =)

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  11. The memory of those little hands is why I am driving to the store after school today....to send a new pair of mittens to my eldest in college. Those little hands leave forever prints on our hearts.

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    1. Well said, Linda! I'm sure that care package will be happily received. :)

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  12. This is sweet. The teachers at our ECC will love this...I see lots of circle time and art activities in this poem's future!

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  13. Congratulations, Michelle. I think your poem is precious and makes a wonderful addition to the collection.

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  14. Love your tender poem Michelle! I'm looking forward to having my own copy of "One Minute till Bedtime."

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