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Pizza, Pigs, and Poetry

How to Write a Poem



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Have you ever tried to write a poem about a pizza? How about a pig? How about a pigeon, penguin, potato, Ping-Pong, parrot, puppy, pelican, porcupine, pie, pachyderm, or your parents?

Jack Prelutsky has written more than a thousand poems about all of these things—and many others. In this book he gives you the inside scoop on writing poetry and shows you how you can turn your own experiences and stories about your family, your pets, and your friends into poems. He offers tips, advice, and secrets about writing and provides some fun exercises to help you get started (or unstuck). You'll also get a behind-the-scenes look at the ingredients of some of his most popular poems. If you are a poet, want to be a poet, or if you have to write a poem for homework and you just need some help, this is the book for you!

IMPRINT Greenwillow Books   FORMAT
ISBN 0061434485   ISBN13 9780061434488
ON SALE 2/26/2008 PAGES 208
AGES 8 to 12 SIZE 5 1/8 x 7 5/8
PRICE US $6.99   PRICE CAN $8.50
GRL not avail BISAC1 JNF042010
BISAC2 JNF001000 BISAC3 JNF011000
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