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Jason Pratt

Jason Pratt grew up a short bike ride from the beach near Jacksonville, Florida, where he developed his unbreakable habit of saying hello to everyone he passes on the street. When he is not writing or teaching, Jason can be found skiing, fishing, or paddling his kayak along Florida's beautiful waterways. If you happen to see him there, please do say hello.

Jason Pratt

Three Squeezes

Written by Jason Pratt; illustrated by Chris Sheban
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

When you could neither talk nor stand
life’s hourglass still filled with sand,
I gently held your tiny hand
and gave it three soft squeezes.

When you awoke within...

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