The New Kid on the Block (Hardcover)

By Jack Prelutsky, James Stevenson (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, 9780688022716, 159pp.

Publication Date: August 20, 1984

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Description

Open this book to any page to begin your exploration. Here are poems about things that you may never have thought about before. You'll be introduced to jellyfish stew, a bouncing mouse, a ridiculous dog, and a boneless chicken. You'll learn why you shouldn't argue with a shark, eat a dinosaur, or have an alligator for a pet. You'll meet the world's worst singer and the greatest video game player in history. You'll even find an invitation to a dragon's birthday party....Your friends are invited too.

Over 100 hilarious poems about strange creatures and people--from jellyfish stew to a bouncing mouse, and a boneless chicken. "The illustrations bring the frivolity to a fever pitch."--School Library Journal. Index.


Praise For The New Kid on the Block

“It’s the author’s joyous sense of the absurd that propels the reader from page to page.”
-Horn Book (starred review)

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