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- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 8.45
A collection of irreverant rhymes featuring characters from fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes - as you've never seen them before! From the tortoise and the hare and Hansel and Gretel to Ali Baba and The Emperor's New Clothes, these traditional stories will never seem the same again once you have had a taste of Roald Dahl's hilarious verse and... 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...
- Margaret K. McElderry Books 2009; US$ 17.99
Here are more than 120 hysterical, philosophical, rhetorical, and commonsensical poems and pictures that explore the perfectly not-so-perfect world of picky kids, Miss Muffet's revenge, magic homework wands, yellow snow, and Sunday's sundaes! New York Times bestselling author Karma Wilson and renowned New Yorker cartoonist Barry Blitt have created... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 6.49
Honey. Beeswax. Pollinate. Hive. Colony. Work. Dance. Communicate. Industrious. Buzz. Sting. Cooperate. Where would we be without them? Where would we be without one another? In eighty-two poems and paragraphs, Naomi Shihab Nye alights on the essentials of our time?our loved ones, our dense air, our wars, our memories, our planet?and leaves us... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 7.49
From Printz Honor winner and Your Own, Sylvia author Stephanie Hemphill comes this fictionalized account of the Salem Witch trials from three of the real young women living in Salem in 1692. Ann Putnam Jr. is the queen bee. When her father suggests a spate of illnesses in the village is the result of witchcraft, she puts in motion a chain of events... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 9.95
In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. ?Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,? she writes, ?and speak the word aloud. Peace.? Read by the poet at the lighting of the National Christmas... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2010; US$ 7.39
A gifted artist and writer, Natalie Babbitt's novels are inspired by a brilliance and imagination that is completely original. She began her career in 1966 with the publication of a picture book, The Forty-Ninth Magician , a collaboration with her husband, Samuel Fisher Babbitt. Her first novel, The Search for Delicious , established her gift... more...
- RHCP 2011; US$ 9.86
In March 1807, the British Parliament passed an Act making the trading and transportation of slaves illegal. It was many years before slavery, as it was known then, was abolished, and slavery still continues today in different ways, but it was a big step forward towards the empancipation of a people. Malorie Blackman has drawn together some of the... more...
- Meadowbrook 2011; US$ 9.95
Gobs of giggles, ladles of laughter! This revised collection of funny poems by beloved poets such as Bruce Lansky, Kenn Nesbitt, Robert Pottle, Eric Ode, Ted Scheu, and Dave Crawley will have both kid-size and grownup-size readers rolling in the aisles with laughter! Gobs of giggles, ladles of laughter! This revised collection of funny poems... more...