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Hi Bridget – thought for a second this meant YOU are writing a book in verse! This made me remember how I used to like reading ‘Where the Wild Things Are’, by American writer & illustrator Maurice Sendak, to my daughter. While it didn’t have super-obvious rhyme, there was just enough to get make it easy to get the stresses in the right place — even on those occasions when the adult reading the bedtime story was more tired than the child!
Write a book in verse – perish the thought! (I’d read one, but write one, never.) I think Where the Wild Things Are is probably about the best 30-50 words in the English language. Loved reading it to my children when they were young enough to want a wolf suit and as adults they treasure it still.
Is is really that short? Possibly the best paid words also, in that case! —Lane