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Sad underwear : and other complications more poems for children and their parents

Author: Judith Viorst; Richard Hull
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems that examines a wide variety of feelings and experiences from a child's point of view.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Viorst; Richard Hull
ISBN: 0689319290 9780689319297
OCLC Number: 30666784
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 78 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Questions. First day of school --
Credit --
Says who? --
Raggedy girl --
World of wonders. It's a wonderful world, but they made a few mistakes --
Morning song --
Will wonders never cease? --
Half moonshine --
Knock knocks. Sad underwear --
Hair --
Trust me --
Fairy tales. ...and Beauty and the Beast, once the spell had been broken, lived happily (sort of happily) ever after --
...and when the queen spoke Rumpelstiltskin's name, he became so enraged that he tore himself in two --
...and after a hundred years had passed, Sleeping Beauty awoke (at last!) from her slumber --
...and the fisherman asked for no reward for sparing the life of the fish, but the fisherman's greedy wife was not content --
...and while poor Hansel was locked in the witch's cage awaiting his doom, clever Gretel came to her brother's rescue --
Stuff you should know. Rights and wrongs --
Don't think --
Someday someone will bet that you can't name all fifty states --
Item of information --
Well, shut my mouth --
Segecreget laganaguagage --
Pals and pests. Wayne --
Phyllis --
Robby --
Joshua --
See the jolly fat boy --
Adventures. Exploring --
That old haunted house --
Treed --
The last cowgirl of the western world --
Moms and Dads. Our mom's a real nice mom but she can't cook --
I'm freaking! I'm freaking! My mom's gone antiquing --
What Dads do --
Special requests. Prayer of the good green boy --
I love love love my brand-new baby sister --
Whoops! --
Could we just forget we had this conversation? --
This little request --
When I grow up. When I grow up, I'm going to be a pilot, or maybe a TV star, or maybe a veterinarian or the president , or maybe a fishing-boat captain or a detective or a ... --
When I grow up, I'm going to be a practically perfect person --
When I grow up, I;m going to be a lawyer --
When I grow up, I;m going to be stronger, taller, smarter, braver, funnier, faster, harrier, and a whole lot better at soccer than my big brother.
Responsibility: by Judith Viorst ; illustrated by Richard Hull.
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