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Won Ton and Chopstick Blog Tour

I am thrilled to be the very first stop on the Won Ton and Chopsticks Blog Tour sponsored by Blue Slip Media.  

Won Ton and Chopstick:  A Cat and Dog Tale Told in Haiku is Lee Wardlaw's adorable follow up/companion to the much loved Won Ton:  A Cat Tale Told in Haiku.  Fans of Won Ton are sure to love in this soon-to-be-classic book!

A new puppy (Chopstick) joins the family and there is "The Adjustment" (among other things...).  Each haiku follows the story of Won Ton, Chopstick, and their new family dynamics.  Don't miss out on reading this to your students especially for Poetry Month coming up in April.

Want even more?  Blue Slip has also made an activity kit AND a teacher's guide available!

Activity Kit for Won Ton and Chopstick:

Teacher’s Guide for Won Ton and Chopstick:

Summary from GoodReads:

"Won Ton has a happy life with his Boy, until…Ears perk. Fur prickles.
Belly low, I creep…peek…FREEZE!
My eyes full of Doom.
A new puppy arrives, and nothing will be the same.Told entirely in haiku and with plenty of catitude, the story of how Won Ton faces down the enemy is a fresh and funny twist on a familiar rivalry."

Lee Wardlaw swears that her first spoken word was “kitty.” Since then, she’s shared her life with 30 cats (not all at the same time!) and published 30 books for young readers, including Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku, recipient of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Children’s Poetry Award, the Myra Cohn Livingston Award for Poetry, and the Cat Writers’ Association Muse Medallion. She lives in Santa Barbara, California with her family. 

Visit Lee's website at:
Twitter: @LeeWardlaw

Be sure and visit all the great blog stops on the blog tour:

Library Fanatic
Kid Lit Frenzy
Teach Mentor Texts
A Foodie Bibliophile in Wanderlust
Booking Mama
The Children's Book Review
5 Minutes for Books
Cracking the Cover
Unleashing Readers
Word Spelunker
Bermuda Onion


One lucky winner will receive both books featuring the adorable cat, WON TON--WON TON: A CAT TALE TOLD IN HAIKU and WON TON AND CHOPSTICK: A CAT AND DOG TALE TOLD IN HAIKU. (U.S. addresses.)  Enter below to win!



  1. What a purrfect place to start my Blog Tour, Sherry! Thank you SO much! Keep up the good work. Oh, and I'm happy to send an autographed book plate, Pocket Poems, bookmarks, and other goodies to the winner of your give-away! Best fishes, Lee Wardlaw


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