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The new kid on the block : poems

Author: Jack Prelutsky; James Stevenson
Publisher: New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Overview: 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  Read more...
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Prelutsky; James Stevenson
ISBN: 0688022715 9780688022716 0688022723 9780688022723 9780329546670 0329546678
OCLC Number: 10071374
Notes: Includes index.
About the author: Jack Prelutsky was named the nation's first Children's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. He has filled more than fifty books of verse with his inventive wordplay, including the recent New York Times bestseller My Dog May Be a Genius. Jack Prelutsky lives with his wife in Washington State.
Credits: Product designer, Mark Schlichting ; drawings by James Stevenson.
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ah! A monster's lot is merry --
Alley cat with one life left --
Alligators are unfriendly --
Archie B McCall --
Ballad of a boneless chicken --
Baloney Belly Billy --
Be glad your nose is on your face --
Bleezer's ice cream --
Bloders are exploding --
Boing! Boing! Squeak! --
Bulgy bunne --
Carpenter rages --
Cave beast greets a visitor --
Cherries' garden gala --
Clara Cleech --
Come see the thing --
Cow's outside --
Cuckoo! --
Dainty Dottie Dee --
Dauntless dimble --
Diatonic dittymunch --
Do oysters sneeze? --
Dora Diller --
Drumpp the grump --
Eggs! --
Euphonia jarre --
Flimsy fleek --
Floradora Doe --
Flotz --
Forty performing bananas --
Granny Grizer --
Griselda Gratz --
Gussie's greasy spoon --
Happy birthday, dear dragon --
Henrietta Snetter --
Homework! Oh, homework! --
I am falling off a mountain --
I am flying! --
I am running in a circle --
I do not like the rat! --
I found a four-leaf clover --
I spied my shadow sinking --
I toss them to my elephant --
I wonder why Dad is so thoroughly mad --
I'd never dine on dinosaurs --
I'd never eat a beet --
I'm bold, I'm brave --
I'm disgusted with my brother --
I'm in a rotten mood! --
I'm thankful --
I'm the single most wonderful person I know --
Irritating creature --
Its fangs were red --
I've got an incredible headache --
I've got an itch --
Jellyfish stew --
Lavinia Nink --
Louder that a clap of thunder --
Ma! Don't throw that shirt out --
Mabel, remarkable Mabel --
Mean Maxine --
Michael built a bicycle --
Microscopic topic --
Miraculous Mortimer --
Mungle and the munn --
My baby brother --
My brother's head should be replaced --
My dog, he is an ugly dog --
My mother says I'm sickening --
My sister is a sissy --
Neighbors are not fond of me --
Never mince words with a shark --
New kid on the block --
New York is in North Carolina --
Nine mice --
No, I won't turn orange! --
Nothing-doings --
Oh, teddy bear --
Ounce and bounce --
Seymour Snorkke --
Sidney Snorkke --
Sir Blushington Bloone --
Sneaky Sue --
Snillies --
Something silky --
Song of the gloopy gloppers --
Stringbean small --
Super-goopy glue --
Suzanna socked me Sunday --
There is a thing --
Throckmorton Thratte --
Today is a day to crow about --
Today is very boring --
Unassuming owl --
Uncanny Colleen --
Underwater wibbles --
We each wore half a horse --
We heard Wally wail --
What nerve you've got, Minerva Mott! --
When Dracula went to the blood bank --
When Tillie ate the chili --
When young, the slyne --
Wolf is at the laundromat --
You need to have an iron rear --
Yubbazubbies --
Zany Zapper Zockke --
Zoosher.
Responsibility: by Jack Prelutsky ; drawings by James Stevenson.
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Overview: 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 mouse, and a boneless chicken.

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