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In Pet Poems (also not just pets), award-winning poet Sean Petrie took Amanda Hoxworth’s paintings and found the poems in each.

A playful, soulful mix of poetry and art, reminiscent of Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends and Mary Oliver’s Dog Songs.

Bronze medal winner

2022 Independent Publisher Awards


Ideal for classrooms

“Exploring adversity and silliness, Pet Poems melds Hoxworth’s colorful paintings with Petrie’s impactful and fun rhythms.” ~NPR

“ADORABLE book!” ~Sharon Stone

Pet Poems Plus!

How To Write Your Own Poems About Pets (also not just pets)

new book coming Feb. 2023