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- Lerner Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.70
What do you get when you combine a poem and a joke? A limerick!. These five-line rhyming poems are funny, silly, and sly. Award-winning author Brian P. Cleary explains how limericks work—and shows how these little poems can trigger big laughs. Something Sure Smells Around Here is packed with hilarious poems to make you chuckle and chortle. And... more...
- Lerner Publishing Group 2016; US$ 26.70
Acrostic? What kind of stick is that? Actually, it's a poem! Acrostic poems are created from a word or phrase written vertically down the page. Each letter becomes part of a line in the poem, revealing a thought or a clue about the poem's topic. Award-winning author Brian P. Cleary shows how even the wackiest words can make an acrostic... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
Follow Aeneid as he flees a burning Troy with his family and sets out on a dangerous journey to found what will one day become The Roman Empire. Thrill with him as he gets caught up in conflicts between the gods, all the while striving to complete his own grand destiny. Virgil intended this book to be a sequel to the Iliad and the Odyssey, and as such... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 1.99
The Iliad is typically described as one of the greatest war stories of all time. Set during the Trojan War, this timeless poem vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amid devastation and destruction. Homer's tale is a compassionate view of human life lived under the shadow of suffering and... more...
- Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99
Using a variety of styles and conventions, this book is an exciting and humorous way to expose young readers to poetry. All of the poems contain literary elements such as alliteration, imagery, and rhyming. Young readers will love the cartoon-style images coupled with fun original Spanish poems about trucks, trains, robots, and so much more. more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 9.99
A slice of Alligator Pie ?sized for little ones! One of the best loved Canadian poems of all time, ?Alligator Pie? established Dennis Lee?s reputation as ?Canada?s Father Goose? when it appeared in his classic poetry collection of the same name in 1974. Now Lee's timeless rhyme is paired with striking artwork by Sandy Nichols, winner of a nationwide... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2012; US$ 7.99
Punctuation marks come alive in this clever picture book featuring fourteen playful poems. Periods stop sentences in a baker's shop, commas help a train slow down, quotation marks tell people what to do, and colons stubbornly introduce lists. This appealing primer is a surefire way to make punctuation both accessible and fun for kids. more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 4.99
Edward Lear (1812 - 1888) was an English writer of nonsense, the most famous piece of which is The Owl and the Pussycat . He is also credited with popularizing the limerick, though there was some speculation as to whether his patron, the Earl of Derby, simply used Lear as a pseudonym for his own writings. Lear was also a successful illustrator and... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 5.24
Have you ever tried to write a poem about a pizza? How about a pig? How about a pigeon, penguin, potato, Ping-Pong, parrot, puppy, pelican, porcupine, pie, pachyderm, or your parents? Jack Prelutsky has written more than one thousand poems about all of these things?and many others. In this book he gives you the inside scoop on writing poetry and... more...