“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
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Meilo So
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
Written by Jack Prelutsky
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Arnold Lobel