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From Robert L. Forbes

Man and Dog

Luna and I do a shadowy selfie.

Luna, digging

Luna loves the beach, with its many smells and easy digging.

Luna with Flat Shannon

Shannon Miller, the exceptional Teacher-Librarian from Van Meter Iowa sent this cutout to visit me in Florida and I took photos to share with her 3rd graders. Luna is happy to make a new friend! (click through for the bigger photo)

Luna in the sand

Luna loves digging in the sand at the beach, even if her little nose shows it.

Our Puppy, Luna

On December 6, Lydia and I went to a fundraiser for the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League and we saw this very cute doggie who was part of the greeting committee. It was love at first sight! She was 3 months old and needed a home so in a few days of shots and paperwork, she was part of our …

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Forbes shares poetic inspirations for exhibit – From Palm Beach Daily News

The ginger tub tabby, Lottie the hottie, Dizzy Lizzie the giraffe, Leon the chameleon, the chittery-chattery crab — these are just a handful of the characters that resident Robert Forbes brings to life in his children’s poems. Many of his characters are currently spread across the walls of The Society of the Four Arts children’s library as part of its …

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An Interview with Mr. Schu

From Watch. Connect. Read. I am thankful poet Robert L. Forbes dropped by Watch. Connect. Read. to finish my sentences. We discussed poetry, reading, writing, and picture books. I wrote the words in red, and Robert wrote the words in black. Thank you, Mr. Forbes! BEAST FRIENDS FOREVER! Animal Lovers in Rhyme is my third book of poetry, published by Overlook …

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On Twitter

Hear here the radio interview that Jarrett J  Krosoczka of Lunch Ladies fame did with me, on his popular Sirius XM Radio show, KidsPlaceLive. @RobertLForbes is a poet and he knows it. Today on The Book Report with JJK! 5:40 ET @KidsPlaceLive SXM 78! — Jarrett J. Krosoczka (@StudioJJK) November 20, 2013  

Visiting Zurich

…the top food purveyor in town. You cannot walk in without finding temptations galore. Do not resist. — Robert L. Forbes (@RobertLForbes) August 21, 2013 For the fashionable Zurich girl this Fall. — Robert L. Forbes (@RobertLForbes) August 21, 2013 Classic car concours in Zurich. Some sweet rides! — Robert L. Forbes (@RobertLForbes) August 21, 2013

Huffington Post: Robert Forbes, the Poet, Celebrates National Poetry Month in Style

Malcom was a collector, Steve is political but Bob Forbes is the poet of the family. When Robert L. Forbes, one of Malcom Forbes’ five children, is not busy as president of Forbes Life he has another life as a poet. He is the author of of three books of rhyme featuring food- and love-themed poems which are humorously illustrated …

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