Paw Learning Mazes

by Karen Petit



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/18/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 140
ISBN : 9781664278912
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 140
ISBN : 9781664278905
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 140
ISBN : 9781664278929

About the Book

Paw Learning Mazes has maze poems, sonnets, and narrative poems with a lot of action and interaction between people and animals. Action also happens between animals and animals, as this stanza from the poem “Paws Learning in a Jungle” shows: “The mother was the first monkey to smell and to see the tiger that had been hiding in a different tree, but now was moving toward the mother’s only child that was too scared to run off into a jungle wild.” Different kinds of learning happen in Paw Learning Mazes, including writing, reading, financial literacy, STEM, visual, aural, historic, and multi-modal. People and animals can also learn within their dreams and from each other, as illustrated in “A Cat Learning How to Fly,” “Hissing for Free Space,” and “A Cat and a Dog Competing to Write Faster.” Team learning is seen in multiple poems, such as in “Team Learning for Ants.” Interaction between animals and people happens in “Learning with Birds in Roger Williams Park,” “A Dog Helping Her Owner to Read Fast,” “Pigeons Flying to Financial Literacy,” “Cats Grading Essays,” “A STEM Dream about an Egret,” and many other poems in this book. Paw Learning Mazes has thirty-four mazes, which are parts of eight maze poems. These mazes and eighteen pictures add to the multi-modal elements of this book’s poetry.

About the Author

Dr. Karen Petit ( has written four books of poetry and four novels. She received an award from the Academy of American Poets and has a Doctorate in English from the University of Rhode Island. For over fourteen years, Petit has been the Writing Center Coordinator and an adjunct faculty member at the Community College of Rhode Island. For more than three decades, this author has been teaching courses at community colleges, colleges, and universities.