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Pizza, pigs, and poetry : how to write a poem

Author: Jack Prelutsky
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.--From publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jack Prelutsky; Jack Prelutsky; Jack Prelutsky
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Prelutsky
ISBN: 9780061434495 0061434493 9780061434488 0061434485 1442003022 9781442003026
OCLC Number: 169875332
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 191 p. : ill. ; 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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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.--From publisher description.

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by cwarden (WorldCat user on 2008-06-19)

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.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-23) Good Permalink

     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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