AloneIn a fierce winter stormNickel and Flora are braveBut afraidA dog finds themTeddySpeaks wordsAnd brings them to shelterThe Poet's cabinHas light and foodAnd loveBut where is the Poet?Teddy will tell the storyOf how words make poemsAnd connect those who hearEach other
The Poet's Dog from Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan is a poignant story about two children, a poet, and a dog and how they help each other survive loss and recapture love.
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.