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Surprises

Author: Lee Bennett Hopkins; Megan Lloyd
Publisher: [New York] : Harper & Row, [1986] ©1984
Series: I can read book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First Harper trophy editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
A collection of short poems by Marchette Chute, Myra Cohn Livingston, Aileen Fisher, Lee Bennett Hopkins, and other authors.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Bennett Hopkins; Megan Lloyd
ISBN: 0064441059 9780064441056
OCLC Number: 15538024
Notes: "A Charlotte Zolotow book"--Half title page.
"A Harper trophy book."
"An ALA notable children's book"--Page 4 of cover.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Plans / Maxine W. Kumin (p. 10) --
Who to pet and who not to / X.J. Kennedy (p. 11) --
Hamsters / Marci Ridlon (p. 12) --
Freckles / Aileen Fisher (p. 13) --
My dog / Myra Cohn Livingston (p. 14-15) --
My kitten / Marchette Chute (p. 16) --
Caterpillars / Aileen Fisher (p. 18-19) --
Bee song / Carl Sandburg (p. 20) --
Bees / Russell Hoban (p. 21) --
Wasps / Dorothy Aidis (p. 22) --
Bugs / Karla Kuskin (p. 23) --
Untitled / Christian Rosetti (p. 24) --
Last laugh / Lee Bennett Hopkins (p. 26) --
At the top of my voice / Felice Holman (p. 27) --
Keepsake / Leland B. Jacobs (p. 28-29) --
Ice skating / Sandra Liatsos (p. 30) --
Hope / Langston Hughes (p. 31) --
Everybody says / Dorothy Aidis (p. 32) --
Taking off / Anonymous (p. 34) --
Up in the air / James S. Tippett (p. 35) Subway train / Leland B. Jacobs (p. 36-37) --
Out for a ride / Claudia Lewis (p. 38) --
Peanut / Anonymous (p. 39) --
I wonder / Charlotte Zolotow (p. 40-41) --
Flying / Eve Merriam (p. 42) --
Sudden storm / Elizabeth Coatsworth (p. 44-45) --
Never mind the rain / N.M. Bodecker (p. 46) --
First snow / Marie Louise Allen (p. 47) --
In August / Marchette Chute (p. 48-49) --
Change in the weather / Ilo Orleans (p. 50) --
Sun after rain / Norma Farber (p. 51) --
Downpour / Myra Cohn Livingston (p. 52) --
In the night / Marchette Chute (p. 54) --
Night bear / Lee Bennett Hopkins (p. 55) --
Covers / Nikki Giovanni (p. 56) --
De Koven / Gwendolyn Brooks (p. 57) --
Bedtime / Patricia Hubbell (p. 58-59) --
Sun for breakfast / Norma Farber (p. 60).
Series Title: I can read book.
Responsibility: selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Megan Lloyd.

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A collection of short poems by Marchette Chute, Myra Cohn Livingston, Aileen Fisher, Lee Bennett Hopkins, and other authors.

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