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J. Patrick Lewis

Author of Please Bury Me in the Library

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J. Patrick Lewis was born on May 5, 1942. He is a poet and prose writer who is known for his children's poems. He worked as a professor of economics before devoting himself full-time to writing in 1998. He is the author of 90 children's books including: BoshBlobberBosh, Please Bury Me in the Library, A Hippopotamusn't, First Dog, Spot the Plot, The House, and The National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry. In 2014, his title Voices from the March on Washington, made the Hot Civil Rights Titles List. He has received many awards from the American Library Association, The Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, the Claudia Lewis Award from The Bank Street School and others. He also received the 2010-11 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Excellence in Children's Poetry Award. He was also named the third, U.S. Children's Poet Laureate for 2011-2013 by the Poetry Foundation in Chicago. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Please Bury Me in the Library 348 copies, 30 reviews
First Dog 160 copies, 3 reviews
A Hippopotamusn't 136 copies, 11 reviews
Riddle-Icious 128 copies, 11 reviews
The Last Resort 117 copies, 6 reviews
The Frog Princess 89 copies, 7 reviews
Poem-mobiles: Crazy Car Poems 89 copies, 11 reviews
Blackbeard: The Pirate King 77 copies, 3 reviews
Wing Nuts: Screwy Haiku 71 copies, 10 reviews
The House 68 copies, 6 reviews
Last Laughs: Animal Epitaphs 62 copies, 8 reviews
Face Bug 58 copies, 4 reviews
Harlem Hellfighters 55 copies, 4 reviews
The World's Greatest: Poems 48 copies, 6 reviews
Monumental Verses 46 copies, 1 review
Kindergarten Cat 42 copies, 2 reviews
The Snowflake Sisters 39 copies, 10 reviews
Bigfoot is Missing! 38 copies, 4 reviews
And the Soldiers Sang 36 copies, 8 reviews
Earth Verses and Water Rhymes 32 copies, 4 reviews
The Stolen Smile 32 copies, 1 review
Black Swan White Crow 31 copies, 6 reviews
Castles: Old Stone Poems 29 copies, 2 reviews
The Night of the Goat Children 23 copies, 1 review
Kooky Crumbs 22 copies
The Moonbow of Mr. B. Bones 21 copies, 1 review
Skywriting: Poems to Fly 16 copies, 2 reviews
The House Of Boo 13 copies, 3 reviews
The Navajo Code Talkers 11 copies, 1 review
Make the Earth Your Companion 11 copies, 1 review
July Is a Mad Mosquito 10 copies, 2 reviews
One dog day 4 copies
Porch Light 1 copy, 1 review
A Hanukkah Treasury (Contributor) 80 copies, 2 reviews
A Bunch of Punctuation (Contributor, some editions) 24 copies, 1 review
Halloween Poems (Contributor) 24 copies, 2 reviews
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