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The New Kid on the Block

Jack Prelutsky


ISBN: 9780062239501
ANNOTATION:
Over 100 hilarious poems about strange creatures and people—from jellyfish stew to a bouncing mouse, and a boneless chicken. "The illustrations bring a frivolity to a fever pitch".—School Library Journal. Full color. ALA Notable Children's Book.
The New Kid on the Block
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ISBN: 9780062239501
ANNOTATION:
Over 100 hilarious poems about strange creatures and people—from jellyfish stew to a bouncing mouse, and a boneless chicken. "The illustrations bring a frivolity to a fever pitch".—School Library Journal. Full color. ALA Notable Children's Book.

Annotation

Over 100 hilarious poems about strange creatures and people—from jellyfish stew to a bouncing mouse, and a boneless chicken. "The illustrations bring a frivolity to a fever pitch".—School Library Journal. Full color. ALA Notable Children's Book.

Publisher Description

Open this book to any page to begin your exploration. Here are poems about things that you may never have thought about before. You'll be introduced to jellyfish stew, a bouncing mouse, a ridiculous dog, and a boneless chicken. You'll learn why you shouldn't argue with a shark, eat a dinosaur, or have an alligator for a pet. You'll meet the world's worst singer and the greatest video game player in history. You'll even find an invitation to a dragon's birthday party....Your friends are invited too.Over 100 hilarious poems about strange creatures and people—from jellyfish stew to a bouncing mouse, and a boneless chicken. "The illustrations bring the frivolity to a fever pitch."—School Library Journal. Index.

Back Cover

There's a new kid on the block, and boy, that kid is tough, that new kid punches hard, that new kid plays real rough, that new kid's big and strong, with muscles everywhere, that new kid tweaked my arm, that new kid pulled my hair. Open this book to any page and begin your exploration. Here are more than 100 poems about things you may never have thought about before. Turn the pages and be introduced to jellyf ish stew, a bouncing mouse, a ridiculous dog, a boneless chicken, and the very unexpected new kid!

Author Biography

Jack Prelutsky was the nation's first Children's Poet La

Jack Prelutsky was the nation's first Children's Poet La

Jack Prelutsky was the nation's first Children's Poet Laureate. He has filled more than fifty books of verse with hiureate. He has filled more than fifty books of verse with hiureate. He has filled more than fifty books of verse with his inventive wordplay, including the national bestsellers "Scs inventive wordplay, including the national bestsellers "Scs inventive wordplay, including the national bestsellers "Scranimals" and "The New Kid on the Block". He lives in Washinran

Review

"It's the author's joyous sense of the absurd that propels the reader from page to page."--Horn Book (starred review)

Review Quote

"It's the author's joyous sense of the absurd that propels the reader from page to page." (Horn Book (starred review))

Product Details

Author
Jack Prelutsky
Publisher
Greenwillow Books
Language
English
Illustrator
James Stevenson
ISBN-10
0062239503
ISBN-13
9780062239501
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Residence
Seattle, WA, US
Year
2013
Publication Date
2013-02-26
Short Title
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK
Country of Publication
United States
Pages
159
Illustrations
Yes
Audience Age
8-11
Audience
Children/Juvenile