A slice of Alligator Pie-sized for little ones! One of the best loved Canadian poems of all time, "Alligator Pie" established Dennis Lee's reputation as "Canada's Father Goose" when it appeared in his classic poetry collection of the same name in 1974. Now Lee's timeless rhyme is paired with striking artwork by Sandy Nichols, winner of a nationwide competition to find the perfect illustrator for the iconic poem. This special 40th anniversary board book will stand up to re-readings for years to come and is a must-have for every baby and preschooler's library.
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DENNIS LEE is Toronto’s first Poet Laureate, an Officer of the Order of Canada and the author of timeless children’s collections such as Alligator Pie, Garbage Delight, Jelly Belly, Bubblegum Delicious and The Ice Cream Store. He has received many honours, including the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children’s Literature, for his body of work, and is also an acclaimed poet for adults. His poetry is anthologized and read around the world.Review:
“Here is the book that put Canadian children’s literature on the map.” (Literary Review of Canada)
“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.” (Winnipeg Free Press)
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Book Description Harper Collins 2014-01-01, 2014. Board Book. Book Condition: New. Board Book. Publisher overstock, may contain remainder mark on edge. Bookseller Inventory # 9781443411615B
Book Description HarperCollins. BOARD BOOK. Book Condition: New. 1443411612 Special order direct from the distributor. Bookseller Inventory # R9781443411615