Something big is right here! It is this book of wonderful, funny new poems by Jack Prelutsky. If you've read "The New Kid on the Block, " you have some idea of the treat ahead. And if you haven't, all you have to do is start reading!
Jack Prelutsky is the best-selling author of more than fifty books of poetry, including The New Kid on the Block, illustrated by James Stevenson, and Stardines Swim High Across the Sky, illustrated by Carin Berger. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.
James Hugh Stevenson is a high school English teacher and author.James writes books for children and English language learners. James is the author of the educational Twelve Days in... series and the popular Hugh Giraffe series of books.
"Undeniably a winner with children."-- ALA "Booklist "(starred review)"Prelutsky's new collection of over 100 funny poems will convert to poetry lovers many elementary readers, who will laugh knowingly at his outrageous exaggerations" -- "School Library Journal" (starred review)"His rhymes are infectious, his verses ineradicable." --" Kirkus Reviews" (bullet)"An unerring choice of subjects close to the hearts of children, a precise selection of the perfect word, and a ready humor are indisputably at his command."-- "The Horn Book"