Pet Poems wins bronze!

2022 Independent Publisher Awards

“Animals/Pets” category

• ages 6-12

• poems paired with art

• ideal for classrooms


In this quirky, moving collection, award-winning poet Sean Petrie (of Typewriter Rodeo) crafted original poems to match Amanda Hoxworth’s vibrant animal paintings. The result is a mix reminiscent of Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends and Mary Oliver’s Dog Songs.


Family-friendly. Pet-approved.

  • Pub:  Burlwood Books 
  • Ages:  6-12
  • ISBN paperback:  979-8985078404
  • ISBN hardcover:  979-8985078428
    • hardcover contains 8 bonus poems

“Our daughter sat and read the whole book cover to cover on the couch. And now has taken it to school in her backpack every day since.” 

~ SF, Washington, D.C.

“My daughter couldn’t put it down. She read — and then performed — every single poem out loud.” 

~ LR, Piqua, Ohio

“A delightful book of beautifully-written poetry.”  

~ALM, Amazon 


**Student poem-writing


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Release party

Saturday, May 21, Austin