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34 Poetry Books for Teatime

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Poetry Books Featured in 2014

Five were by Jack Prelutsky:

A Pizza the Size of the Sun
The New Kid on the Block
My Dog May be a Genius
It’s Raining Pigs and Noodles
Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face

Two by Kenn Nesbitt:

The Tighty Whitey Spider
My Hippo Has the Hiccups

And two by Calef Brown:

Flamingos on the Roof
Soup for Breakfast

The others:

Don’t Bump the Glump! and Other Fantasies by Shel Silverstein
Custard and Company by Ogden Nash
Pumpkin Butterfly by Heidi Mordhorst
Ten-Second Rain Showers: Poems by Young People complied by Sandford Lyne
The Arrow Finds Its Mark: A Book of Found Poems edited by Georgia Heard
A Visit to William Blake’s Inn by Nancy Willard
The Children’s Classic Poetry Collection complied by Nicola Baxter
The Random House Book of Poetry for Children
Mosquitoes Are Ruining My Summer! by Alan Katz
Toasting Marshmallows: Camping Poems by Kristine O’Connell George
Alligator Pie by Dennis Lee
The Real Mother Goose illustrated by Blanche Fisher Wright
Child’s Anthology of Poetry by Elizabeth Hauge Sword
Silly Verse for Kids by Spike Milligan
A Child’s Introduction to Poetry by Michael Driscoll
Tea Rex by Molly Idle
Poetry for Young People by Walt Whitman
Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
Lemonade and Other Squeezed Poems from a Single Word by Bob Raczka
Favorite Poems Old and New selected by Helen Farris
When We Were Very Young by A.A. Milne
Snow Snow by Jane Yolen
Poems to Read to the Very Young by Josette Frank
Summoning the Phoenix: Poems and Prose About Chinese Musical Instruments by Emily Jiang


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