Something Big Has Been Here

Something Big Has Been Here

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A poetry collection to tickle your funny bone, Something Big Has Been Here features more than 100 original poems and black-and-white drawings from the best-selling team of Jack Prelutsky and James Stevenson. Here are four ferocious tigers, a meat loaf that defies an ax, five flying hot dogs-and many, many more people, animals, and things that are destined to become a part of the lives of everyone who loves to laugh. Ages: 5 - 10
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 182.88 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 476.27g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • Greenwillow Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0061857750
  • 9780061857751
  • 265,999

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"Undeniably a winner with children."-- ALA "Booklist "(starred review)"Prelutsky's new collection of over 100 funny poems will convert to poetry lovers many elementary readers, who will laugh knowingly at his outrageous exaggerations" -- "School Library Journal" (starred review)"His rhymes are infectious, his verses ineradicable." --" Kirkus Reviews" (bullet)"An unerring choice of subjects close to the hearts of children, a precise selection of the perfect word, and a ready humor are indisputably at his command."-- "The Horn Book"
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About Jack Prelutsky

Jack Prelutsky is the best-selling author of more than fifty books of poetry, including The New Kid on the Block, illustrated by James Stevenson, and Stardines Swim High Across the Sky, illustrated by Carin Berger. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State. James Stevenson is an op-ed contributor to the New York Times. His popular column, "Lost and Found New York," has appeared regularly in the newspaper since 2003. He was on the staff of The New Yorker for more than three decades; his work includes 2,000 cartoons and 80 covers, as well as reporting and fiction. He is also the author and illustrator of over 100 children's books. He lives in Connecticut.
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1,936 ratings
4.13 out of 5 stars
5 46% (881)
4 31% (594)
3 18% (346)
2 4% (75)
1 2% (40)
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