Stock Image

Doodle Soup

Ciardi, John

ISBN 10: 0395383951 / ISBN 13: 9780395383957
Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1985
Used Condition: good+ Hardcover
From Royal Oak Bookshop (Front Royal, VA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since March 12, 2001

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 24.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Signed by Author dedicated to Mrs. Graves B. Erskine, a gift inscription by her is above and below the John Ciardi signature on the front free endpaper, another figt inscription is on the lower portion of the page, 56 pages, drawings, purple cloth over boards with an illustration on front board in silver and silver spine title, color illustrated dustjacket in Brodart protective cover. Thirty-eight poems, mostly humorous. Spine slightly cocked, rear board has been chewed by a dog---teeth marks along the fore edge and both outer corners completely chewed off, lower corner of rear endpaper slightly damaged, jacket is edgeworn, rubbed, lightly soiled, rear panel has small stain on upper edge. va. Bookseller Inventory # 010506021

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Doodle Soup

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Signed: Signed by Author

About this title

Synopsis:

Thirty-eight poems, mostly humorous, by the well-known poet.

From School Library Journal:

Grade 3 Up That Ciardi loves language and delights in its subtleties and richness is clear in his new collection of poetry for children. Consistently well-written, the light verse is rousing and witty, and fairly insists on being read aloud. But perhaps the tenor of the collection can best be shown through excerpts: need, for example, "A Lesson in Manners"? "You should never be bad till you've been fed." Or insight into success? "There was a fine swimmer named Jack /Who swam ten miles outand nine back! /(What more can I tell you? That boy had style, /But in the end, he missedby a mile.)" Or, perhaps, advice on trapping moose? "My advice to you is LEAVE THEM ALONE /(Unless you are braver than you are bright)." Children will especially appreciate the mischievous surprises and naughty anecdotes as well as the author's keen perceptions about what will delight them. Nacht's pen-and-ink outlines, some with washes in shades of gray, are zany and expressive and totally in keeping with the spirit of the collection. Young or once-young, most readers will find this encounter with poetry irresistible. Lee Bock, Brown County Public Libraries, Green Bay, Wis.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

We opened our doors in 1975, selling new books and sidelines, but have evolved into a multifunctional bookshop dealing with all types of book transactions. The majority of our stock is used books. We also special order(for our customers and our stock), new books each week, have a great sideline department of book related items, and have a fast growing mail order business, shipping books worldwide. Visit us at royaloakbookshop.com

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, personal check, cashiers check, and Money Order accepted for sales within the United States. ORDERS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES MUST BE PAID BY CREDIT CARD OR POSTAL MONEY ORDER ONLY. Books purchased with PERSONAL CHECKS will be held until the check clears the bank. Daily shipping on all other forms of payment. Shipping additional books in the same package is $1.75 per book. Overseas rates quoted. Returns within 10 days - ONLY if not as described.


Shipping Terms:

Since U. S. Postal rates have changed, all international orders will be shipped International Priority only. Our rates reflect shipment in a Flat Rate International Priority Envelope. Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

American Express Discover