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I'm Glad I'm Me: Poems About You

By: Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 4/6/2016

Seller ID: 9780439908269

ISBN: 0439908264

Condition: USED


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New Kid on the Block

By: Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $6.50

Publisher: GREENWILLOW: 2/2/2018

Seller ID: 9780688022716

ISBN: 0688022715

Condition: USED


Open this book to any page to begin your exploration. Here are poems about things that you may never have thought about before. You'll be introduced to jellyfish stew, a bouncing mouse, a ridiculous dog, and a boneless chicken. You'll learn why you shouldn't argue with a shark, eat a dinosaur, or have an alligator for a pet. You'll meet the world's worst singer and the greatest video game player in history. You'll even find an invitation to a dragon's birthday party....Your friends are invited too.Over 100 hilarious poems about strange creatures and people--from jellyfish stew to a bouncing... View more info

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Beauty of the Beast: Poems From the Animal Kingdom

By: Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 4/30/2013

Seller ID: 9780679870586

ISBN: 067987058X

Condition: USED


First published in 1997 and unavailable for three years, this ALA Notable Book of 200 poems for animal lovers is now being reissued with a price lowered from $22.95 to $19.95. Culled by Jack Prelutsky from the works of more than 100 highly acclaimed poets of the twentieth century, here is a poetic parade of the animal kingdom that ranges from the lowly earthworm to the majestic whale and just about every creature in between. Some of the poems are playful and funny; others are insightful and thoughtful--but all are brief and fun to read aloud. Whether by Ogden Nash or Seamus Heaney, William Car... View more info

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Dragons Are Singing Tonight

By: Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $3.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 9/23/2013

Seller ID: 9780688161620

ISBN: 0688161626

Condition: USED


An "excellent collection....Prelutsky and Sis...bring to life so many sorts of dragons: the large, the small, the ferocious, the technological, the gentle, the ominous, and the disconsolate. There's a just right' quality to the verse that makes it a pleasure to read the words aloud. Their sounds fit together with seamless craftsmanship and their sense rewards listeners with humor, imagination, and occasional poignancy....Because it appeals on so many levels, this is one poetry book that won't siton the shelf for long."--Booklist. View more info

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It's Raining Pigs and Noodles

By: Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $5.00

Publisher: GREENWILLOW: 5/7/2016

Seller ID: 9780060763909

ISBN: 0060763906

Condition: USED


It's raining pigs and noodles, it's pouring frogs and hats, chrysanthemums and poodles, bananas, brooms, and cats.Assorted prunes and parrotsare dropping from the sky, here comes a bunch of carrots, some hippopotami.The master of mischievous rhyme, Jack Prelutsky, and his partner in crime, James Stevenson, have whipped up a storm of more than one hundred hilarious poems and zany drawings. Grab your umbrella--and make sure it's a big one View more info

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It's Raining Pigs and Noodles

By: Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 8/22/2011

Seller ID: 9780060291945

ISBN: 006029194X

Condition: USED


The poet laureate of the young set is back, with his artist laureate collaborator, to "take another swipe at stuffiness."- Here are more than one hundred poems bursting to be read, chanted, laughed over, and remembered.It would be hard to find a schoolage kid who has not read or heard a Prelutsky poem and who does not want to hear another. He plays with the language and encourages readers to revel in the game. Puns, jokes, wordplay and shape play, wit, silliness, slapstick, and joy abound. Some of the poems are about people, some are about animals. And some are about things that never were ... View more info

Something Big Has Been Here

By: Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $2.50

Publisher: 8/7/2014

Seller ID: 0590455095

ISBN: 0590455095

Condition: USED


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Frogs Wore Red Suspenders, The

By: Prelutsky/Mathers

Price: $3.00

Publisher: GREENWILLOW: 8/2/2017

Seller ID: 9780060737764

ISBN: 006073776X

Condition: USED


Twenty-eight rollicking rhymes from the undisputed master of hilarious verse for children, Jack Prelutsky, are matched with enchanting illustrations by Petra Mathers in this uproarious poetry collection. From Minneapolis to the Grand Canyon, Tuscaloosa to Seattle, families across the country will love this irresistiblemodern classic View more info

Mother Goose

By: Provensen, Alice and Martin

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 4/26/2018

Seller ID: 042608

ISBN: 042608

Condition: USED


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Real Mother Goose

By: Rand McNally

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 8/19/2015

Seller ID: 1615134

ISBN: 1615134

Condition: USED


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Real Mother Goose, The

By: Rand McNally/Wright (illus)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 3/29/2017

Seller ID: 0528823221

ISBN: 0528823221

Condition: USED


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Children's Treasury: Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes & Nonsense Verse

By: Random House

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 9/13/2013

Seller ID: 9780517161142

ISBN: 0517161141

Condition: USED


With over 200,000 copies sold, our beautifully color illustrated "Children's Treasury" is full of fairy tales, nursery rhymes and children's verse that will entertain the entire family. Many favorites are presented, including Cinderella, The Owl and the Pussycat, Rumpelstiltzkin, Aesop's Fables, Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and Thumbelina. These stories are both enchanting and educational, combining simple morals with delightful fantasy. A classic volume, "The Random House Children's Treasury" is a bounty of imagination, whimsy and magic to ch... View more info

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Great Big Cuddle: Poems for the Very Young

By: Rosen, Michael

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780763681166

ISBN: 0763681164

Condition: USED


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Poems for the Very Young

By: Rosen, Michael, Ed.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 5/20/2013

Seller ID: 9780753458167

ISBN: 0753458160

Condition: USED


Humorously illustrated by Greenaway award-winner Bob Graham, this collection of more than 100 poems provides an excellent, accessible introduction to poetry, with contributions from many cultures. Skillfully selected by Michael Rosen to catch the ears of young listeners, this collection includes short nonsense verses such as "Today I Saw a Little Worm" and traditional schoolyard rhymes such as "Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling" and "Mary Mack," as well as works by such poets as Shel Silverstein, Eve Merriam, John Agard, Afua Cooper, and Langston Hughes. View more info

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Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village (Newbery)

By: Schlitz, Laura Amy/Byrd, Rober

Price: $4.00

Publisher: CANDLEWICK BOOKS: 2/22/2017

Seller ID: 9780763643324

ISBN: 0763643327

Condition: USED


Step back to an English village in 1255, where life plays out in dramatic vignettes illuminating twenty-two unforgettable characters. Maidens, monks, and millers' sons -- in these pages, readers will meet them all. There's Hugo, the lord's nephew, forced to prove his manhood by hunting a wild boar; sharp-tongued Nelly, who supports her family by selling live eels; and the peasant's daughter, Mogg, who gets a clever lesson in how to save a cow from a greedy landlord. There's also mud-slinging Barbary (and her noble victim); Jack, the compassionate half-wit; Alice, the singing shepherdess; a... View more info

Gonna Bake Me a Rainbow Poem

By: Sears, Peter

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 2/25/2012

Seller ID: 9780590430852

ISBN: 0590430858

Condition: USED


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Poetry for Young People: William Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $4.00

Publisher: STERLING PUBL CO INC:

Seller ID: 9781402754784

ISBN: 1402754787

Condition: USED


"Accessible as well as beautiful...paintings are well composed and richly colored."--"Booklist" "" "Dramatic paintings... provide the backdrop for Othello's defense of Desdemona's love for him...and Marc Antony's funeral oration in Julius Caesar; a brief biography puts the author and his 27 selections in context."--"Publishers Weekly" View more info

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What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms, and Blessings

By: Sidman, Joyce/Zagarenski, Pame

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: 9780544106161

ISBN: 0544106164

Condition: USED


"What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms, and Blessings "is a collection of poems to provide comfort, courage, and humor at difficult or daunting moments in life. It conjures forth laments, spells, invocations, chants, blessings, promises, songs, and charms. Here are pleas on how to repair a friendship, wishes to transform one's life or to slow down time, charms to face the shame of a disapproving crowd, invocations to ask for forgiveness, to understand the mysteries of happiness, and to bravely face a dark and different world. These words help us remember or grieve; they bolster courage and guar... View more info

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World According to Dog, The: Poems and Teen Voices

By: Sidman/Mindell

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 1/31/2018

Seller ID: 9780618174973

ISBN: 0618174974

Condition: USED


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Who wants a cheap Rhinoceros?

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $4.50

Publisher: 7/23/2012

Seller ID: 0027826902

ISBN: 0027826902

Condition: USED


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