It's raining pigs & noodles (Book, 2000) []
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It's raining pigs & noodles

It's raining pigs & noodles

Author: Jack Prelutsky; James Stevenson
Publisher: New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, [2000] ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
A collection of humorous poems such as "The Dancing Hippopotami," "You Can't Make Me Eat That," "My Father's Name is Sasquatch," and "Dear Wumbledeedumble."

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Genre/Form: American poetry
Humorous poetry
Children's poetry, American
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Prelutsky; James Stevenson
ISBN: 006029194X 9780060291945 0060291958 9780060291952 0007139977 9780007139972 9780060763909 0060763906 9781415584736 1415584737
OCLC Number: 43542020
Notes: Includes indexes.
Awards: Winner of Bookseller's Choice (Special Subjects) 2001
Winner of Parents Choice Award (Fall) (1998-2007) (Gold) 2000
Winner of NAPPA Gold Awards (Folklore/Poetry/Song) 2000
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Apathetic thwo --
Bicycle spoke --
Blimmer and Blommer and Blummer and Blime --
Bumble by the bay --
Bunny bus --
Burp! --
Butterflies, you puzzle me --
Chicken club --
Chilotta Lott --
Chocolate-covered salami --
Dancing hippopotami --
Dear wumbledeedumble --
Deep in our refrigerator --
Famous flea circus --
Famous monster --
Farm's karate festival --
Fetching young gnu --
Foolish cow --
Greedy and ambitious cow --
Group of moose --
Grungy grace --
Gummies are coming --
Hello and good-bye! --
Her Highness Zookeepoo --
Hiccup! --
I am a noted liar --
I am cuter than a button --
I am shrinking --
I am stuck inside a seashell --
I am winding through a maze --
I ate a tooth this morning --
I awakened with a feeling --
I built a fabulous machine --
I chased a dragon through the woods --
I don't want to --
If I could be a frog --
I gave my friend a cuckoo clock --
I had an invisible playmate --
I have a pet tomato --
I know I have a pointy head --
I'm being abducted by aliens --
I'm building a bridge of bananas --
I'm caught up in infinity --
I'm fond of frogs --
I'm glad I'm not a firefly --
I'm ironing my rhinoceros --
I'm raising a virtual chicken --
I'm roaring like a lion --
I'm sitting underneath a chair --
I'm standing in the corner --
I'm tortured by insomnia --
I seem to have a problem --
Is traffic jam delectable? --
It is foolish to relax --
I took a sip of water --
It's awkward --
It's raining pigs and noodles --
It was a sound --
I've turned into a carrot --
I walk my dog at daybreak --
I went to a yard sale --
Loco boys --
My brother is totally bonkers --
My brother shaved his teddy bear --
My father's name is Sasquatch --
My first best friend --
My mother gave me candy --
My parents have the flu today --
My sister shrieked, astonished --
My sister whispered magic words --
My tongue is tasting terrible --
My underdog is overweight --
Never never disagree --
Never poke your uncle with a fork --
Nina Tina Fleener --
Noble knight-at-arms --
Noisy, noisy --
Otter and the ocelot --
Outer space miracle mall --
Percy's perfect pies --
Piglet --
Princess laments --
Purple orangutans --
Questions --
Quibble Q. Quing --
See what happened --
Smedley Smye --
Snevington Snee --
Sniffing snutterwudds --
Sun is sinking in the sky --
There's a blopp in my room --
There was unabated chaos --
Time has come --
Titanic Timmy Tinkletunes --
Today was not my day at all --
Tomorrow's my unbirthday --
Waffles give me sniffles --
We are plooters --
We're perched upon a star --
What oinks? --
Why do I have to clean my room? --
World's fastest turtle --
Worm puree --
Yaks convened a meeting --
You can't make me eat that --
Other Titles: Poems.
It's raining pigs and noodles
Responsibility: poems by Jack Prelutsky ; drawings by James Stevenson.
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Over 100 humourous poems from a poet dedicated to taking a swipe at stuffiness and who has created a world where it rains pigs and noodles, where hapless Peter turns into a parking meter, and where  Read more...


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