Alligator Pie Classic Edition by Dennis LeeAlligator Pie Classic Edition by Dennis Lee

Alligator Pie Classic Edition

byDennis Lee

Hardcover | May 22, 2012

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"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 favourites such as “Willoughby Wallaby Woo,” “Wiggle to the Laundromat” and “Skyscraper.”

DENNIS LEE is Toronto’s first Poet Laureate, an Officer of the Order of Canada and the author of timeless children’s collections such asAlligator Pie,Garbage Delight,Jelly Belly,Bubblegum DeliciousandThe Ice Cream Store. He has received many honours, including the Vicky Metcalf Award for his body of work, and is also an acclaimed poet ...
Title:Alligator Pie Classic EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:64 pages, 10 × 7.38 × 0.38 inPublished:May 22, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443411515

ISBN - 13:9781443411516


Rated 5 out of 5 by from love this book my daughter has read this over and over.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from childhood favourite I LOVE alligator pie. Now my daughter does too. I still have this from my childhood. Such a good piece of Canadian poetry.
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Every kid and adult needs to own this book This is one of my favorite book of poems. I loved it as a kid and loved reading it to my kids.
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic must have poetry book This is a great book! A must have for all poetry lovers
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Original and fun Rhymes, great art, Canadian.....what more could you ask for in a fun read with the kids?
Date published: 2017-08-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Canadian Childhood Classic A beautiful book with great meaning and illustrations. Often forgotten as a great baby book to gift! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-07-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good A great children's classic.
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kids love it. I have reed it over and over as a request before naps and bed.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Classic and yet stands up to time now! Fun and flavourful to read as it's always been. Just got it for a next gen kid and they liked it too!
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic from my childhood Loved this book growing up, and I love that it's still available with this cover. We've bought it multiple times for the young readers and soon-to-be readers in our life.
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Still fun after all these years Maybe a little over-rated, but this book is still fresh and fun after a generation. My children really enjoyed it's silliness.
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fantastic Absolutely loved it. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Silly and delightful This silly book and is a classic. My nephew loves it and it takes me back to my childhood every time I hear it :)
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from alligator pie Purchased for reading to my granddaughter.  She loves and so do I.  Have many laughs together.  Dennis Lee is a great writer
Date published: 2013-11-05