SHOE BOP!
Illustrated by: Hiroe Nakata
Published by: Dutton Children's Books, 2008
Copyright © Marilyn Singer 2008

Shoe Bop!

(excerpt)

PURPLE SNEAKERS

You purple sneakers, eight months old,
I’ve loved with all my heart.
We walked, we danced, we ran for miles.
Too bad you fell apart.

Now Mama says, “Aww, don’t feel sad.
I’ve got exciting news.
We’ll take the bus, we’ll head downtown,
and you can choose new shoes!”