To purchase Blowing Up Balloons: baby poems for parents by Vanessa Proctor and Gregory Piko, please send payment via Paypal to the following email address:
The price, including postage and handling, for a single copy is:
New Zealand NZ$24
United States US$20
United Kingdom £16
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In addition, haiku poems from Blowing Up Balloons can be purchased from Monji Tea as part of delightful tea and poetry gift packs.
Blowing Up Balloons (BUB) by Vanessa Proctor and Gregory Piko uses the imagery and immediacy of haiku to capture the essence of being a parent and grandparent. The baby poems in the collection invite the reader to share the joy of parenthood and to recall the wonder of their own childhood. Blowing Up Balloons is the perfect gift for new mothers and all those who know the gift of parenthood.
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Here are some baby poems from the book:
a frond uncurls newborn fingers
the steady suck of my son
at my breast
baby and I discover
the beauty of leaves
finger painting . . .
a work of art
all the kids’ clothes
on the bedroom floor
evening packs away
the autumn colours