Knock on Wood

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Knock on Wood

Poems about Superstitions

By Janet S. Wong; Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)

Margaret K. McElderry Books, Hardcover, 9780689855122, 36pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2003

Description
What superstitions do you follow?
In this collection of original poems, accomplished poet Janet S. Wong explores seventeen superstitions, some common, others that are less known, and delves into their origins as well as their lore. Rich, full-color illustrations by Julie Paschkis enhance each poem.
The result from this award-winning team is sure to intrigue young readers and make them think again about things they often do, like opening an umbrella, walking under a ladder, or putting on a hat.