This book showcases the art and poetry of Amy B. Trosino, a fine artist in Cleveland, Ohio whose work fosters awareness of life, humanity and the importance of living one's true nature. In this collection, Trosino encourages children and adults to lead authentic lives while being mindful and respectful of the environnment. The illustrations, inspired by the fields of children's book illustration, biology and histology, are highly autobiographical and invite the reader to look for hidden and obvious meanings in the details. Poetry of all kinds, including haiku, rhyme and prose reflect Trosino's joy for the simple things in life, her love for nature, and her belief in humanity's responsibility for the planet. A thoroughly enjoyable and thought provoking read, The Odin House Book of Poetry for Children is sure to delight any reader who appreciates the limitless wonders that art, poetry and nature have to offer.