"Michelson’s poems—jaunty, rhythmic rhymes—lie lightly on the tongue and ear…young readers get just the kind of details they will relish (and the reactions of squeamish parental readers will provide an added bonus)."
- Horn Book
Richard Michelson writes both heartwarming, historical stories, and imaginative, word loving poetry collections. His first children’s book was listed by the New Yorker as a Best Book of 1993. Subsequent books have received a Children’s Book Committee Book of the Year, a Jewish Book Council Book of the Month, and a Skipping Stones Magazine Multicultural Honor Award. Three of his books have been named to The New York Public Library’s annual list of “Best Children’s Books for Reading and Sharing."