From the Reading Rockets Website:
A video interview with...
Marilyn Singer has written all kinds of great books for children and young adults — picture books, fairy tales, mysteries, non-fiction, and novels — but poetry is her favorite. Singer is on a mission to "knock poetry off its pedestal" and to introduce kids to the pleasing rhythms and powerful emotion of poems, but also to encourage kids to express themselves through verse.
You can watch the interview below, view the interview transcript, read a short biography on Marilyn Singer, or see a selected list of her children's books.