Author Brett Fleishman releases amusing introductory poetry book for grades K-2

If The Earth Is Round… (Beginner: Vol 1) contains 21 short, lighthearted rhyming poems designed for both loving adults who enjoy reading to children who are not yet capable of reading independently, as well as for elementary school students who are just learning how to read independently (grades K-2).   

Kirkus Review praised the book: “Comedy is at the center of this rhyming poetry collection…for young independent readers… The tone is reminiscent of classic poet Shel Silverstein’s…”  BlueInk Review also gave a positive review: “A collection of short, lighthearted poems, If the Earth is Round… offers… amusing characters… and the colorful, expressive and humorous illustrations will appeal to many young readers.” 

The book has an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon. One Amazon reviewer stated: “My 7-year-old daughter loves this book. The poems are funny and clever, in the style of a Shel Silverstein. Love the illustrations too. We’ll have this one on the bedtime rotation for a while.”  

If The Earth is Round is available online at, Barnes & Noble and other fine retailers worldwide. Wholesale orders can be placed through Ingram Book Company or Baker & Taylor. The suggested retail price is $13.99. 

About author Brett Fleishman: 

Brett Fleishman grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia. In 1995, he earned his B.A. In 2001, he earned his M.B.A. At no point did he earn a roster spot in the N.B.A. Since 2001, Brett has been living with his two sons, Jacob and Dylan, in the greater Boston area. (Please note that, while Brett and his sons enjoy living in Boston, their sports allegiances remain firmly Philadelphian.).

Learn more at his official website at  

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