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Jack Prelutsky is a renowned children's poet. In fact, he is the first Children's Poet Laureate as named by the Poetry Foundation. With humble beginnings and 3 failed attempts to pass his English studies in college, Jack Prelutsky found himself working part time in a bookstore drawing animals. After his friend convinced him to send his drawing to a publisher, he added poems to go with the drawing at the last minute. Prelutsky was surprised to hear back from the editor saying they only wanted the poems which only took a couple of hours to put together. They didn't care about the drawings. Since then, Jack Prelutsky has published countless collections of poetry for children and adults alike. His selected works include It's Halloween, The Mean Old Hyena, Something BIG Has Been Here, and more. Shop our selection of Jack Prelutsky poems and poetry collections below.

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Its Raining Pigs & Noodles Jack Prelutsky 0060763906 9780060763909 Its raining pigs and noodles, <br /> its pouring frogs and hats, <br /> chrysanthemums and poodles, <br /> bananas, brooms, and cats. Its Raining Pigs & Noodles

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Its Christmas! (I Can Read Level 3) Jack Prelutsky 0060537086 9780060537081 Its Christmas! (I Can Read Level 3)   Its Christmas! (I Can Read Level 3)

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The Dragons Are Singing Tonight Jack Prelutsky 0688161626 9780688161620 An excellent collection....Prelutsky and Sis...bring to life so many sorts of dragons: the large, the small, the ferocious, the technological, the gentle, the ominous, and the di The Dragons Are Singing Tonight

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Its Thanksgiving! (I Can Read Level 3) Jack Prelutsky 0060537116 9780060537111 Its time for turkey! The parade is about to start. The pumpkin pie is in the oven. The whole family is gathered around the table. And everybody wants to pull the wishbone! Its Thanksgiving! (I Can Read Level 3)

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Ride a Purple Pelican Jack Prelutsky 0688040314 9780688040314 It is hard to believe that Cincinnati Patty, Justin Austin, Pennington Poe, and the little pink pig in Arkansas have not been chanted and sung about by children for generations. But it is Ride a Purple Pelican

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Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young Jack Prelutsky 0394872185 9780394872186 First published in 1986 and just as fresh and relevant today, this widely acclaimed, child-friendly poetry anthology is now being reissued with a striking new jacket. In his Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young

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My Parents Think Im Sleeping (I Can Read Level 3) Jack Prelutsky 0060537221 9780060537227 From reading under the covers to watching shadows dance on the wall, these fourteen vigorous verses show that a childs life begins at bedtime   My Parents Think Im Sleeping (I Can Read Level 3)

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Something Big Has Been Here Jack Prelutsky 0061857750 9780061857751 A poetry collection to tickle your funny bone, Something Big Has Been Here features more than 100 original poems and black-and-white drawings from the best-selling team of Jack Prelu Something Big Has Been Here

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The Random House Book of Poetry for Children Jack Prelutsky 0394850106 9780394850108 Acknowledged as Americas most popular suspense novelist(Rolling Stone) and as one of todays most celebrated and successful writers, Dean Koontz has earned the devoti The Random House Book of Poetry for Children

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Its Raining Pigs & Noodles Jack Prelutsky 006029194X 9780060291945 Its raining pigs and noodles, <br /> its pouring frogs and hats, <br /> chrysanthemums and poodles, <br /> bananas, brooms, and cats. Its Raining Pigs & Noodles

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Scranimals Jack Prelutsky 0060753684 9780060753689 Were sailing to Scranimal Island, It doesnt appear on most maps.... Scranimal Island is where you will find the fragrant Rhinocerose, the cunning Broccolions, and if you are really, really lucky and Scranimals

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Me I Am! Jack Prelutsky 0374349029 9780374349028 I am the only ME I AM  who qualifies as me;  no ME I AM has been before,  and none will ever be. Three very different children reveal their individual personalities in a series of visual mini-adventure Me I Am!

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The 20th Century Childrens Poetry Treasury Jack Prelutsky 0679893148 9780679893141 Until this century, most childrens poetry was either syrupy sweet or overblown and didactic, and tended to talk down to its readers. Contemporary childrens poets have The 20th Century Childrens Poetry Treasury

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Pizza, Pigs, and Poetry: How to Write a Poem Jack Prelutsky 0061434485 9780061434488 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 Pizza, Pigs, and Poetry: How to Write a Poem

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Something Big Has Been Here Jack Prelutsky 0688064345 9780688064341 The companion to the bestselling The New Kid on the Block contains wonderful, funny new poems that children of all ages will adore. Here are four vain and ancient tortoises, a rat of Something Big Has Been Here

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Good Sports: Rhymes about Running, Jumping, Throwing, and More Jack Prelutsky 0375865586 9780375865589 Exhilarating, all-new, kid-friendly rhymes capture the range of emotions, from winning to losing to the sheer joy of participating, that children e Good Sports: Rhymes about Running, Jumping, Throwing, and More

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Its Snowing! Its Snowing!: Winter Poems (I Can Read Level 3) Jack Prelutsky 0060537175 9780060537173 From master of rhyme Jack Prelutsky comes a flurry of winter poetry just right to usher in the season of ice and snow   Its Snowing! Its Snowing!: Winter Poems (I Can Read Level 3)

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Scranimals Jack Prelutsky 0688178197 9780688178192 In the hands of a bestselling poet laureate and the two-time Caldecott Honor artist, a voyage to Scranimal Island is a voyage of discovery. When these veteran collaborators send two young explorers t Scranimals

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The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders Jack Prelutsky 006073776X 9780060737764 Jack Prelutsky is the undisputed master of hilarious verse for the youngest child. And Petra Mathers, has no equal when it comes to bringing anything with fur or feathers uproariou The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders

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Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme Jack Prelutsky 0385737270 9780385737272 Prelutsky has invented a method he calls poemstarts to help children get started in writing poetry. He provides several introductory lines of a simple poem and then offers some open- Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme

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Its Valentines Day (I Can Read Level 3) Jack Prelutsky 0060537140 9780060537142 Its Valentines Day (I Can Read Level 3)   Its Valentines Day (I Can Read Level 3)

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A Pizza the Size of the Sun Jack Prelutsky 0688132359 9780688132354 Jack Prelutsky is widely acknowledged as the poet laureate of the younger generation. (And many people would happily see him crowned with no age qualification.) The New Kid on the Bl A Pizza the Size of the Sun

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Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant: and Other Poems Jack Prelutsky 0060543175 9780060543174 What do you get when you cross . . . A toaster with a toad? A tuba with a baboon? A clock with an octopus? A hat with a chicken? An umbrella with an elephant? Why Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant: and Other Poems

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If Not for the Cat (Horn Book Fanfare List (Awards)) Jack Prelutsky 0060596775 9780060596774 The New York Times bestselling picture book author serves up a series of haiku that reveals the mysteries of the animal kingdom in this beautifully illustrat If Not for the Cat (Horn Book Fanfare List (Awards))

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What a Day It Was at School! Jack Prelutsky 0060823372 9780060823375 Through 17 silly poems, Prelutsky shares his hilarious views and the triumphseveryone has experienced at school, from science projects gone awry to fieldstrips and dreaded fractions What a Day It Was at School!

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The New Kid on the Block Jack Prelutsky 0688022715 9780688022716 Open this book to any page to begin your exploration. Here are poems about things that you may never have thought about before. Youll be introduced to jellyfish stew, a bouncing mouse, The New Kid on the Block

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My Dog May Be a Genius Jack Prelutsky 0066238625 9780066238623 Have you ever encountered an underwater marching band, a pig in a bathing suit, a pet orangutan, or a witch in a hardware store? Have you ever sat with a skunk in a courtroom, shopped for My Dog May Be a Genius

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For Laughing Out Loud: Poems to Tickle Your Funnybone Jack Prelutsky 0394821440 9780394821443 Illus. in full color. These nonsense verses combine the domestic and the gross, deadpan and slapstick, with a lilting rhythm and satisfying rhyme. The poets For Laughing Out Loud: Poems to Tickle Your Funnybone

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Tyrannosaurus Was a Beast Jack Prelutsky 0688115691 9780688115692 In an intriguing combination of fact with rollicking rhyme schemes and full-page portraits, the dinosaurs are rejuvenated once again to amuse and amaze their devoted fans....These poem Tyrannosaurus Was a Beast

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Ride a Purple Pelican (Mulberry Books) Jack Prelutsky 0688156258 9780688156251 It is hard to believe that Cincinnati Patty, Justin Austin, Pennington Poe, and the little pink pig in Arkansas have not been chanted and sung about by children for genera Ride a Purple Pelican (Mulberry Books)

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Mondays Troll Jack Prelutsky 0688096441 9780688096441 The creative duo responsible for The Dragons Are Singing Tonight once again work their special magic to conjure up a world of wonder--this time filled with trolls, wizards, goblins, and a solitary Mondays Troll

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The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders Jack Prelutsky 0688167195 9780688167196 Prelutsky presents tongue-twisting (but real) places to visit, such as Tuscaloosa and Winnemucca in these verses with new partner in rhyme, and the result is this stupendous spree The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders

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Little People Big Book About Seasons (Fisher Price) (Time Life for Children) (Little People Big Books) Jack Prelutsky, Karla Kuskin, Michael J. Pellowski, Rachel Field, Beatrix Potter, Aileen Fisher, Marchette Chute, Stephanie St. Pierre, Brothers Gr Little People Big Book About Seasons (Fisher Price) (Time Life for Children) (Little People Big Books)

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Awful Ogres Awful Day Jack Prelutsky 0060774592 9780060774592 Im an awful, awful ogre, Absolutely awful ogre. Im so awful, Awful Ogre Is my awful ogre name ... Awful Ogre is huge, hungry, horrible ndash;ndash; and totally lovable. Larger than life, A Awful Ogres Awful Day

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In Aunt Giraffes Green Garden Jack Prelutsky 0066238684 9780066238685 So much to see! So much to do! Open this book, and you can . . . smell the tall flowers in Aunt Giraffes garden, sip juice with a big blue goose, eat oodles of noodles with some po In Aunt Giraffes Green Garden

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Theres No Place Like School: Classroom Poems Jack Prelutsky 0060823380 9780060823382 A day at school is: a. marvelous b. dreadful c. silly d. all of the above-and much, much more!From suspicious hot lunches (yuck!), to pop quizzes (oh, no!), to reces Theres No Place Like School: Classroom Poems

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Stardines Swim High Across the Sky: and Other Poems Jack Prelutsky 0062014641 9780062014641 Stardines Swim High Across the Sky: and Other Poems   Stardines Swim High Across the Sky: and Other Poems

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The Silver Moon: Lullabies and Cradle Songs Jack Prelutsky 0062014676 9780062014672 The Silver Moon: Lullabies and Cradle Songs   The Silver Moon: Lullabies and Cradle Songs

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Tyrannosaurus Was A Beast (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) Jack Prelutsky 0833585851 9780833585851 A collection of humorous poems about dinosaurs.   Tyrannosaurus Was A Beast (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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Beneath a Blue Umbrella Jack Prelutsky 0688064299 9780688064297 From the puppies in Philadelphia to the piglets in Wichita, west to the Great Salt Lake (where the big green frog lives), and south to the Mardi Gras celebration -- here are poems and pi Beneath a Blue Umbrella

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The Swamps of Sleethe: Poems From Beyond the Solar System Jack Prelutsky 0375846743 9780375846748 Jack Prelutskys exploration of outer space is not for the faint of heart. No friendly little E.T.type aliens await your arrival. There are many imaginat The Swamps of Sleethe: Poems From Beyond the Solar System

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Its Christmas! (I Can Read Level 3) Jack Prelutsky 006053706X 9780060537067 These 12 easy-to-read poems by Childrens Poet Laureate Prelutsky treat readers to a funny and festive look at their favorite holiday traditions, from choosing the perfect tre Its Christmas! (I Can Read Level 3)

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The Baby Uggs Are Hatching Jack Prelutsky 068809239X 9780688092399 Prelutsky, in a dozen breezy, lilting poems, creates twelve wildly improbable creatures and Stevenson matches them with wildly silly and totally engaging drawings.--Bulletin of the Ce The Baby Uggs Are Hatching

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Random House Book of Poetry for Children Jack Prelutsky B000XXGWXS  Random House Book of Poetry for Children   B000XXGWXS Random House Book of Poetry for Children

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The Dragons Are Singing Tonight Jack Prelutsky 068809645X 9780688096458 A favorite poet and a gifted artist have conspired to bring dragons to life. Whether readers believe in dragons or not, they will find Prelutskys dragon lore totally convincing a The Dragons Are Singing Tonight

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Awful Ogre Running Wild Jack Prelutsky 0066238668 9780066238661 Awful Ogre (Awful Ogres Awful Day) makes his disgustingly triumphant return in this sequel that finds him having the most perfectly awful--and hilarious--summer ever. Full color.   Awful Ogre Running Wild

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Its Thanksgiving! (I Can Read, Level 3) Jack Prelutsky 1439582092 9781439582091 Its Thanksgiving! (I Can Read, Level 3)   Its Thanksgiving! (I Can Read, Level 3)

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