Children's Poet Laureate

The Sun Shines Everywhere

Illustrated by Luciano Lozano

Little, Brown and Company

In rollicking verse, a merry tribute to the sun
which shines over the entire global community,
bestowing its light and warmth on all of us:

“Some children live in Paris
And others live in Rome.
Some children dwell in New Rochelle
And some call China home.
Some children live in Delhi
And some in Delaware.
It doesn’t matter where you live -
The sun shines everywhere!

The Sun Shines Everywhere by Mary Ann Hoberman, illustrated by Luciano Lozano

“Former children’s poet laureate Hoberman celebrates
the stalwart star that makes life possible and connects
people regardless of where they live … there’s a lot
to be said for spreading a little sunshine through
unironic high spirits and unalloyed good nature.”
                                                —Publishers Weekly

“Bouncing rhyming text takes readers on a whirlwind
journey around the globe . . . A celebration of unity
through variety that’s just right for these divided times.”
                                                —Kirkus Reviews

“Peppy rhymes and bright, animated artwork showcase
the sun as a ubiquitous link among everyone the world
over, past and present . . . this upbeat ode to the uplifting
and unifying qualities of the sun is infectious.”
                                                —Booklist

“If you’re as picky about rhyming picture books as I am,
you’ll be excited that the former children’s poet laureate
Hoberman, whose meter never falters, has created this
clever ode to the sun and its globe-spanning, life-giving
power.”
                                                —New York Times