“You can almost hear the skipping rope slapping the sidewalk,” wrote Margaret Laurence of Dennis Lee’s timeless poetry collection Alligator Pie. One of the first illustrated books published about Canadian children and featuring Canadian place names, Alligator Pie established Dennis Lee’s reputation as “Canada’s Father Goose” and has sold more than half a million copies since its publication in 1974.
This classic edition, featuring Frank Newfeld’s instantly recognizable original illustrations and book design, includes childhood favorites such as “Willoughby Wallaby Woo,” “Wiggle to the Laundromat,” and “Skyscraper.”
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"Alligator Pie, alligator pie,
If I don't get some I think I'm gonna die.
Give away the green grass, give away the sky,
But don't give away my alligator pie!"
You savored it as a child. You served it every night to your children. Now it's back-the tasty, delicious nonsense of Alligator Pie, in a collector's edition complete with the original artwork from the classic 1974 edition.
Dennis Lee's wonderfully playful rhymes, along with Frank Newfield's memorable illustrations, have enchanted two generations of young readers. What better way could there be to discover the magic of books?About the Author:
Dennis Lee is celebrated internationally for his award-winning books for both children and adults. Among his best-loved titles are Alligator Pie, Jelly Belly, The Ice Cream Store, and Garbage Delight.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0062313460
Book Description HarperCollins, 2014. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Lee's poetry delights in musical rhythms and easy rhymes that even the youngest book-lovers will enjoy. These are sure to be a popular offering.". Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0062313460