2016-02-24 / Book Review

Local Author’s Children’s Book On Magic Of Poetry

The Magic Chain by Elizabeth Uhlig ($12.95) is available at amazon.com and www.marble-house-editions.com.The Magic Chain by Elizabeth Uhlig ($12.95) is available at amazon.com and www.marble-house-editions.com.Rego Park-based author Elizabeth Uhlig’s latest release, The Magic Chain, a rhyming picture book, which teaches young readers about the beauty of rhyming poetry. The book, 32 pages and illustrated by Uhlig, uses just a few lines of poetry to teach youngsters interesting scenarios featuring characters of different cultures and places far, far away. Uhlig created the book using watercolor, collage, and photography. The Magic Chain is a wonderful read for children, which delivers a very important message that is written out at the book’s beginning: “Poetry’s magic chain; Connecting many thoughts and things. Ideas and pictures, songs and words; Can fly, as if on silvery wings.”

Uhlig also wrote, illustrated and published Grandmother Mary; Anna Pavlova, Jewel of the Ballet; Memoir Writing and Illustrating for Children; The Whole World is Dancing; Rainwalk; Children Just Like You; I Want To Be; Before We Met; I See America!; What Is It About Doggies? and Beginner’s Greek.

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