Emily Morrison, author of What Color Is Goodness?, spent her childhood immersed in reading. After graduating from the University of Virginia and completing her law and business degrees at Tulane University, she spent 16 years on Wall Street. Morrison then founded Elysian, an artisanal lifestyle brand with pieces from Istanbul. Her imagination cultivated, she wrote poetry for her children. Morrison lived in New Orleans for over 20 years and recently moved to Sullivan's Island, South Carolina.
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Lila Duray: A Collection of Delightfully Delectable Poems
Inspired by Shel Silverstein, Emily Morrison stretches the bounds of imagination and enchantment in this collection infused with humor, empathy, profound truths, and delightful characters. The clever interplay of Aileen Bennett’s illustrations draws the reader into the nuances of the words as they come alive in the reader’s mind.
Readers are introduced to Lila Duray—a quirky, book-loving girl with a passion for writing and whose author, Emily Morrison, has a penchant for poetry. Surrounded by an equally outrageous cast of characters, Lila Duray: A Collection of Delightfully Delectable Poems invokes whimsy in the ordinary and puts the extra in the extraordinary.
Let your imagination run wild, go on a safari, a race against time, or an adventure in outer space. Morrison stretches the bounds of imagination and enchantment in this collection infused with humor, empathy, and profound truths.
Lila Duray is meant to be shared and often read aloud. It may even inspire young readers to write their own poetry. This book will be cherished by readers of all ages. Perfect for gifting or special occasions, this collector’s item will be treasured for years to come.
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