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J. Patrick Lewis - Author

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Just Joking Animal Riddles Hilarious Riddles, Jokes, and More--All About Animals!

Just Joking Animal Riddles Hilarious Riddles, Jokes, and More--All About Animals!

Author: J. Patrick Lewis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/03/2015

Authored by none other than the former US Children's Poet Laureate, J. Patrick Lewis, this collection of animal-focused jokes and riddles will keep kids reading, rhyming, and laughing like a hyena. The Just Joking series has wowed the kid crowd, and now Just Joking: Animal Riddles delivers 150 hilarious and puzzling riddles all about animals, guaranteed to tickle the funny bone of kids everywhere!

National Geographic Kids Book of Animal Poetry 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar!

National Geographic Kids Book of Animal Poetry 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar!

Author: J. Patrick Lewis Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/09/2012

What could be better than cuddling up with your child and this book on your lap and allowing your imaginations to soar with the words and images? Lovingly selected by U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and paired with vibrant animal photography, this collection of poems is an exuberant celebration of the animal kingdom and a beautiful introduction to this genre of literature. Designed for family sharing but targeted to ages 4-8, this dynamic, fresh, yet still classic collection of animal poems is a must-have for the family bookshelf. Featured poets include J. Patrick Lewis, Dorothy Aldis, Emily Dickinson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Frost, Rudyard Kipling, Jack Prelutsky, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and many more. Divided into chapters that group the poems by theme for extra resonance, the collection is a mix of old and new, classics, and never-before-published. A foreword from Lewis, sets the scene for helping children appreciate this gift of language and this visual feast for the eyes. Chapters include: Welcome to the World (birth of animal young) Big Ones (large animals-elephants, hippos, rhinos, bears) Little Ones (small animals-worms, insects) Winged Ones (birds and other flying creatures) Water Ones (aquatic animals-fish, dolphins, crabs) Strange Ones (curious creatures-armadillos, centipedes) Noisy Ones (loud animals-lions, hyenas) Quiet Ones (silent or still animals-hens, rabbits, snakes) Last Thought (a reflection on the world we share with animals)

When Thunder Comes

When Thunder Comes

Author: J. Patrick Lewis Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/07/2012

In moving verse, Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis gives new voice to seventeen heroes of civil rights. Exquisitely illustrated by five extraordinary artists, this commanding collection of poems invites the reader to hear in each verse the thunder that lies in every voice, no matter how small. Featuring civil rights luminaries Coretta Scott King, Harvey Milk, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Sylvia Mendez, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mamie Carthan Till, Helen Zia, Josh Gibson, Dennis James Banks, Mitsuye Endo, Ellison Onizuka, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Yunus, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner.

Last Laughs

Last Laughs

Author: J. Patrick Lewis Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2012

Black Swan/White Crow

Black Swan/White Crow

Author: J. Patrick Lewis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/08/2007

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