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Author Ciardi, John, 1916-1986, author.
Title You read to me, I'll read to you / by John Ciardi ; drawings by Edward Gorey.
Pub Info Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, [1962]
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Descript 64 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Edward St. John Gorey was an American writer and artist noted for his illustrated books. His characteristic pen-and-ink drawings often depict vaguely unsettling narrative scenes in Victorian and Edwardian settings.
Contents All the poems printed in blue, I'll read to you: I wouldn't -- Wouldn't you -- What night would it be? -- Little bits -- Wise hen -- One day -- Sometimes I feel this way -- Lighthouse keeper's white mouse -- My cat, Mrs. Lick-a-chin -- Sea song -- My horse Jack -- At the farm -- Dan Dunder -- What do you think his daddy did? -- Tell him to go home -- Dream about the man in the moon -- All the poems printed in black, you read to me: About the teeth of sharks -- Arvin Marvin Lillisbee Fitch -- Mind you, now -- Mummy slept late and daddy fixed breakfast -- About Jimmy James -- Cool drink on a hot day -- all about boys and girls -- Journey -- Chang Mctang, McQuarter cat -- sad song -- How to tell a tiger -- Warning about bears -- More about bears -- Still more about bears -- Last word about bears -- How the frightful child grew better -- What did you learn at the zoo? -- Bird-brain song -- Short checklist of things to think about before being born.
Summary Humorous poems to read aloud to children alternating with poems beginning readers can read themselves.
Audience NP Lexile.
Grades 1-4.
Subject Children's poetry.
Nonsense verses.
Nonsense verses.
Genre Children's poetry, American.
Nonsense verse.
Add Author Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000, illustrator.
J.B. Lippincott Company, publisher.
Related To Online version: Ciardi, John, 1916-1986. You read to me, I'll read to you. Philadelphia, Lippincott [1962] (OCoLC)612778855
ISBN 0397306458
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