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|Named Person:||Jack Prelutsky; Jack Prelutsky; Jack Prelutsky; Jack Prelutsky|
|Material Type:||Biography, Juvenile audience|
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|ISBN:||9780061434495 0061434493 9780061434488 0061434485 1442003022 9781442003026|
|Description:||191 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||The author gives you the inside scoop on writing poetry and shows you how you can turn your own experiences and stories about your family, your pets, and your friends into poems. He offers tips, advice, and secrets about writing and provides some fun exercises to help you get started (or unstuck). You'll also get a behind-the-scenes look at the ingredients of some of his most popular poems. --
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Table of Contents:
Introduction: Hello! -- My father's underwear -- Writing tip #1 -- My mother's rules -- Writing tip #2 -- My baby brother -- Writing tip #3 -- Preforming bananas and fly hot dogs -- Writing tip #4 -- More bananas -- Writing tip #5 -- My teddy bear -- Writing tip #6 -- Meatloaf and turkey -- Writing tip #7 -- An awful, awful meal -- Writing tip #8 -- There's something about pigs -- Writing tip #9 -- The bogeyman -- Writing tip #10 -- It doesn't have to rhyme -- Writing tip #11 -- Written in concrete -- Writing tip #12 -- Worms and worse -- Writing tip #13 -- Writing tip #14 -- My mother's singing -- Writing tip #15 -- The sounds of words -- Writing tip #16 -- A boneless chicken -- Writing tip #17 -- A pizza the size of the sun -- Writing tip #18 -- Would you mind repeating that? -- Writing tip #19 -- Begin at the end -- Writing tip #20 -- Poemstarts to get you started -- Glossary -- Index.
WorldCat User Reviews (1)
A nice addition to any library.
Jack Prelutsky has been deligting children with his poetry for many years. This book is about how to write poetry in a manner that will be engaging for students. He has lots of writers tips, samples of his poetry and short, easy to read chapters. Delightful....
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