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Jack Prelutsky


Jack Prelutsky

“I have always enjoyed playing with words, but I had no idea that I would be a writer. There was a time when I couldn’t stand poetry! . . . When I was a young man, I discovered poetry again and it changed my life.”—Jack Prelutsky

Jack Prelutsky has written more than 40 books of verse and has compiled a number of poetry anthologies. His anthology, The 20th-Century Children’s Poetry Treasury, includes 211 wonderful poems that represent the best the century has to offer.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR


For years, Jack Prelutsky’s inventive poems have inspired legions of children to fall in love with poetry... Read More


Bookshelf
The 20th Century Children's Poetry Treasury
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Meilo So

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For Laughing Out Loud: Poems to Tickle Your Funnybone
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman

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Good Sports
Written by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Chris Raschka

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Good Sports
Written by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Chris Raschka

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Good Sports
Written by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Chris Raschka

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Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!
Written by Jack Prelutsky

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Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Meilo So

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Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Meilo So

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Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Marc Brown

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The Random House Book of Poetry for Children
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Arnold Lobel

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The Swamps of Sleethe
Written by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Jimmy Pickering

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The Swamps of Sleethe
Written by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Jimmy Pickering

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