The Well Read Guess (Week 5)

Each week I'll post quotes from 2 picture books - a new(er) picture book and a classic picture book. Be the first to identify a quote, and earn an entry into the current monthly giveaway! Identify both the book and the author for a quote, and you'll get two entries. Identify both for both quotes, get four entries. I'll review the Brand-Spankin'-New-Book on Tuesday!

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Both quotes have been identified! Check out a review of When Green Becomes Tomatoes under REVIEWS on Tuesday, April 12 and check back Friday, April 15 for a new Well Read Guess challenge!

Quote #1 (Brand-Spankin'-New-Book): When Green Becomes Tomatoes by Julie Fogliano (selected poem "april 3")

and even the birds
and all their singing
sounded brokenhearted
inside of all that gray

Quote #2 (Classic Book): Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein (selected poem "Lester")
And they counted the lot and found that not
a single one was missing.
All shiny and new--here take a few
And think of Lester as you do.
In a world of apples and kisses and shoes
He wasted his wishes on wishing.

Monthly Giveaway: $25 BookPeople Gift Card
Congratulations to Meghan D.! Meghan is this month's giveaway winner! Runner up Lindsey Q. won a copy of her next-to-be-read book (as posted on Facebook)! 
Stumped? Check out Facebook and Twitter for clues.

Good luck and happy reading!

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  1. Ok, so #2 is Lester by Shel Silverstein, but is that it's own book or is it from Where the Sidewalk Ends?

  2. Ohhh, I get it poetry month and I guess it does have pictures! I loved Where the Sidewalk Ends and Falling up.

  3. And thanks to the twitter clue #1 is When Green Becomes Tomatoes by Julie Fogliano. Do I win yet? ;-)