If Kids Ruled the School (Paperback)

Kids' Favorite Funny School Poems (Giggle Poetry)

By Bruce Lansky (Selected by), Stephen Carpenter (Illustrator)

Running Press Adult, 9780689032738, 80pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2004

List Price: 8.99*
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If Kids Ruled the School contains 50 giggle-inducing poems about school, covering everything from homework and tests to school lunches and detention. The book contains poems by Jack Prelutsky, Bruce Lansky, Kenn Nesbitt, Brod Baggert, Linda Knaus, Ted Sheu and Dave Crawley. The poems have been tested (and enjoyed) by a panel of more than 1,000 elementary school children. iParenting Media Awards Back to School 2004 Winner: Poetry

If you’ve ever tried to convince Mom and Dad that the F on your report card stands for “fabulous,” this hilarious collection of school poems is for you! In the tradition of the popular anthology No More Homework! No More Tests!, this book covers wild and wacky school topics, like bringing skunks to show-and-tell, falling asleep at your desk, and ripping your pants on the playground. The big-timers of children’s poetry have converged on the pages of this book to deliver the very best in school poetry. Just ask the hundreds of elementary-school students who helped Bruce Lansky handpick these poems: Each poem is guaranteed to make you giggle, grin, and/or guffaw!

About the Author

Bruce Lansky has edited 18 successful books of humorous poetry for children, which have sold over 3.4 million copies. Lansky’s elementary-school admirers have crowned him the “King of Giggle Poetry.”