Books by George Held

NEIGHBORS by George Held
Released: Jan. 14, 2015

"Well-illustrated poetry which may be too challenging for some younger readers."
This latest addition to the Neighbors poetry series offers engaging poetry for young children. Read full book review >
CULLING by George Held
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A closely observed collection on nature and environmentalism."
Held's (Neighbors: The Yard Critters Too, 2013, etc.) poetry collection praises the natural world and issues a dark warning about climate change. Read full book review >
NEIGHBORS by George Held
Released: Jan. 17, 2013

"This oversized volume won't fit on a bookshelf; leave it open on a table to display the art. (Picture book/poetry. 7-9)"
Poems celebrate 12 animals that might be found in American backyards. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 10, 2011

"Charming critters in collage and poetry for people of all ages."
Not your standard children's poetry book, this illustrated collection offers sounds and scenes to savor for ages 3 and up. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 23, 2011

"Poetry enthusiasts will delight at Held's formal ingenuity, while those who normally shudder and run at hearing the very word sonnet will question those connotations when they encounter the form reimagined and reinvigorated by Held's lively pen."
Held, George AFTER SHAKESPEARE: Selected Sonnets ?ervená Barva Press (86 pp.) $15.00 paperback 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9831041-9-3 (paperback) A deft collection, tragic and whimsical, that pushes back the conceptual and formal boundaries of the sonnet. Read full book review >