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Last laughs : animal epitaphs

Author: J Patrick Lewis; Jane Yolen; Jeffrey Stewart Timmins
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers morbidly-humorous, pun-filled, illustrated epitaphs for animals that poetically describe how they met their ends.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Juvenile works
Poetry
Picture books for children
Juvenile humor
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Patrick Lewis; Jane Yolen; Jeffrey Stewart Timmins
ISBN: 9781580892605 1580892604
OCLC Number: 732967818
Awards: Commended for Cybils (Poetry) 2012
Short-listed for Kentucky Bluegrass Award (Grades 3-5) 2014
Short-listed for Beehive Awards (Poetry) 2014
Description: 31 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Last laughs --
Good-bye to a rowdy rooster --
Chicken crosses over --
Hen's last cluck --
Tough turkey --
No longer horsing around --
Ciao, cow --
Final pound for a hound --
Grabby tabby --
Katydidn't --
Firefly's final flight --
Flickering moth --
The last of a staggering stag --
For a bear, barely there --
Woodpecker's last hole --
Mourning a dove --
Owl be seeing you --
Cooked goose --
Swan song --
For a frog: not a hoppy ending --
Double-crossed newt --
Blue whale blues --
A narwhal, foiled again --
Not gone on porpoise --
A swordfish's pointed end --
Barracuda's bite-size demise --
R.I.P. (really inattentive piranha) --
Eel seals the final deal --
End of a rattling battler --
Hasta mañana, iguana --
An infirm worm.
Responsibility: J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Jeffrey Stewart Timmins.
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Offers morbidly-humorous, pun-filled, illustrated epitaphs for animals that poetically describe how they met their ends.

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