Fiction. Children's Literature. TEENY TINY TINO'S FISHING STORY is the charming tale of a boy who is different from other kids and has a hard time making friends. To occupy her lonely son, Tino's mom creates a game where they go fishing with gummy worms and other candy out of the window of their apartment. Colorful illustrations from Deborah Sorrentino add to the whimsical spirit of Rachel Guido deVries first picture book. Rachel Guido deVries is a poet and fiction writer, and a past recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Award in fiction. She is the author of two books of poetry, as well as The Purple Potato, a collection of poems for children. Deborah Sorrentino is a writer, ceramic tile artist, and cafe owner living in Syracuse, New York.
Rachel Guido deVries is a poet and novelist. Her most recent books of poems are A WOMAN UNKNOWN IN HER BONES (Bordighera Press, 2014), and The Brother Inside Me (Guernica, 2008). Her poems have appeared in literary magazines and journals including Yellow Silk, Voices in Italian Americana, the Paterson Literary Review, Rattle, and Stone Canoe. Her first children's picture book, TEENY TINY TINO'S FISHING STORY, was released by Bordighera Press in 2008, and won the 2008 Paterson Prize for Books for Young Children. STATI ZITTA, JOSIE (BE QUIET, JOSIE) is her second children's picture book. Her chapbook of poems for young readers, Ear Wax and Hockey Sticks, has sold over a thousand copies and is now out of print. Her more recent collection, The Purple Potato and Other Poems, is accompanied by illustrations by elementary school students. Author City: Cazenovia, NY USA