Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant and Other Poems

By Prelutsky, Jack

Publishers Summary:
An illustrated collection of humorous poems on a variety of topics.

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ISBN
978-0-06054-317-4 978-0-06054-318-1
Publisher
Greenwillow


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2006

Gr 3-6 Prelutsky is one of the best word crafters in the business, and this collection does not disappoint. Each entry is about a creature that is part animal and part inanimate object. For instance, the Alarmadillos have alarm clocks for bodies, and the Ballpoint P...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2006

Berger's sophisticated visual wit pairs with Prelutsky's verbal ingenuity to create unconventional animals—the Ocelock, the Clocktopus, and the Tubaboons, to name a few. In each of the seventeen poems, Prelutsky combines an animal with an inanimate object and then evokes the purpose of the object in the animal's behavior. An elephant extends into an Umbrellaphant, w...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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