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Children’s Poet Laureate Presents: All Kinds of Families

With rollicking rhythm and rhyme, Children’s Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman gives young readers a sense of belonging in this all-inclusive celebration of families. 6:50

Children's Poet Laureate

The Children's Poet Laureate Presents series features Mary Ann Hoberman, children's poet laureate, reading from her own work, as well as from favorite collections of classic children's poetry.

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