Dirty Dog Boogie by Loris LesynskiDirty Dog Boogie by Loris Lesynski

Dirty Dog Boogie

byLoris LesynskiIllustratorLoris Lesynski

Paperback | March 1, 1999

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Read them alone
Or read them aloud.
    Read them to your Mumsy or
    recite them to a crowd.
        Change the words,
        Arrange the words,
        Or rearrange the beat.
            Know a poem?
            Show it off
            To everyone you meet.

Loris Lesynski's popular book of poems is newly released in full color!

Poetry is cause for celebration! It needs to be shared, shouted out, changed, rearranged, and most of all -- enjoyed!

Celebrated author and illustrator Loris Lesynski's first book of 28 original poems spills over with her fun-filled approach to poetry. This book is a celebration of the joy of language.

Loris's poetry is an invitation to be irreverent, observant, witty, expressive, and creative. She demonstrates how much fun poetry, and everyday life, can be. Poem themes range from mosquitoes to sock fluff to fretting mothers and monkey wallpaper-things that kids are really interested in.

Loris Lesynski is an author, illustrator, poet, and graphic designer. She has published four popular children's picture books: Boy Soup (1996), Ogre Fun (1997), Catmagic (1998) and Night School (2001). Dirty Dog Boogie (1999) and Nothing Beats a Pizza (2001) are her first fabulous forays into poetry. As a performer with a great deal ...
Title:Dirty Dog BoogieFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.5 × 7.5 × 0.12 inPublished:March 1, 1999Publisher:Annick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550375725

ISBN - 13:9781550375725

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dirty Dog Boogie If you enjoyed "Where the Sidewalk Ends" or "A Light in the Attic" by Shel Silverstein, this is the next best thing. Cute rhymes that kids and adults alike will find funny, with a different, weird illustration for each page. This one is worth picking up for the kids. I mean, with a title like this, how can it go wrong?
Date published: 1999-06-14

From Our Editors

An entertaining and amusing collection of poems shows young readers how delightful and expressive poetry can be and presents odes to mosquitos, sock fluff, monkey wallpaper, and much more. Simultaneous.

Editorial Reviews

Dirty Dog Boogie is a gem of a children's book, full of light-hearted irreverent rhymes. The cartoon-like blue and white illustrations match the spirit of the poems, a natural result of both being the creations of one talented person. The subject matter is original, the rhythm impeccable, the play on words amusing, and, if an entire poem doesn't stick in the mind forever, certain parts of it will -- it gobbled up the grub and grew, always keep a bit of boogie going in your head, puddles of sun. Parents and teachers will find this a terrific book to read to little children, who, when they are older, will enjoy the fun each time they read it to themselves. Highly Recommended.