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Books

For Laughing Out Loud: Poems to Tickle Your Funnybone

By: Selected by Jack Prelutsky
illustrated by: Marjorie Priceman

Illus. in full color. "These nonsense verses combine the domestic and the gross, deadpan and slapstick, with a lilting rhythm and satisfying rhyme. The poets are well-known contemporaries including...

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb

By: Al Perkins
Illustrated by: Eric Gurney

Illus. in full color. A madcap band of dancing, prancing monkeys explain hands, fingers, and thumbs to beginning readers.

The Beauty of the Beast

By: Selected by Jack Prelutsky
illustrated by: Meilo So

First published in 1997 and unavailable for three years, this ALA Notable Book of 200 poems for animal lovers is now being reissued with a price lowered from $22.95 to $19.95. Culled by Jack Prelutsky...


The Animal Fair

By: Alice Provensen

A. Nonny Mouse Writes Again!

By: Jack Prelutsky

Illus. in full color. In this exuberant sequel to Poems of A. Nonny Mouse, Ms. Mouse has again enlisted the assistance of Jack Prelutsky to help her reclaim poems previously attributed to "Anonymous."...

POEMS OF A. NONNY MOUSE

By: Jack Prelutsky


Good Sports

By: Jack Prelutsky
illustrated by: Chris Raschka

Exhilarating, all-new, kid-friendly rhymes capture the range of emotions, from winning to losing to the sheer joy of participating, that children experience as they discover the games of their choice....

Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

By: Dr. Seuss with some help from Jack Prelutsky & Lane Smith

Started by Dr. Seuss, finished by Jack Prelutsky, and illustrated by Lane Smith, Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! is a joyous ode to individuality starring unsinkable teacher Miss Bonkers and the quirky Diffendoofer...

Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young

By: Selected by Jack Prelutsky
illustrated by: Marc Brown

First published in 1986 and just as fresh and relevant today, this widely acclaimed, child-friendly poetry anthology is now being reissued with a striking new jacket. In his introduction to this book...


Resources

The Swamps of Sleethe

By: Jack Prelutsky
illustrated by: Jimmy Pickering

Jack Prelutsky’s exploration of outer space is not for the faint of heart. No friendly little E.T.–type aliens await your arrival. There are many imaginative ways to perish in these darkly...

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Poetry Month

By: Jack Prelutsky
illustrated by: Chris Raschka

Exhilarating, all-new, kid-friendly rhymes capture the range of emotions, from winning to losing to the sheer joy of participating, that children experience as they discover the games of their choice....

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