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FEG: Ridiculous Stupid Poems for Intelligent Children (edition 2002)
by Robin Hirsch, Ha (Illustrator)
FEG: Ridiculous Stupid Poems for Intelligent Children by Robin Hirsch
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316363448, Hardcover)What is a Spoonerism? How many syllables are in a Haiku? What makes a palindrome a palindrome? The answers to these questions and many more are in this witty and wise collection, which invites readers to discover the joy of language and introduces them to literary and historical figures from Shakespeare and Gertrude Stein to Mel Brooks and Zbigniew Brzezinski. The twenty-three poems are accompanied by educational and entertaining explanatory notes, as well as a glossary, making this book perfect for classroom use. With bold, graphic illustrations by New Yorker cover artist Ha, this book is sure to entice people of all ages - even those suffering from poetryphobia (from the Greek; fear of poetry).
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A witty and wise collection of poetry which shows how to discover the joy of language and introduces literary and historical figures from Shakespeare to Mel Brooks.
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