Pizza, Pigs, And Poetry: How to Write a Poem

Paperback | February 26, 2008

byJack Prelutsky

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Have you ever tried to write a poem about a pizza? How about a pig? How about a pigeon, penguin, potato, Ping-Pong, parrot, puppy, pelican, porcupine, pie, pachyderm, or your parents?

Jack Prelutsky has written more than a thousand poems about all of these things—and many others. In this book he gives you the inside scoop on writing poetry and shows you how you can turn your own experiences and stories about your family, your pets, and your friends into poems. He offers tips, advice, and secrets about writing and provides some fun exercises to help you get started (or unstuck). You'll also get a behind-the-scenes look at the ingredients of some of his most popular poems. If you are a poet, want to be a poet, or if you have to write a poem for homework and you just need some help, this is the book for you!

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Have you ever tried to write a poem about a pizza? How about a pig? How about a pigeon, penguin, potato, Ping-Pong, parrot, puppy, pelican, porcupine, pie, pachyderm, or your parents?Jack Prelutsky has written more than a thousand poems about all of these things—and many others. In this book he gives you the inside scoop on writing poe...

Jack Prelutsky is the best-selling author of more than fifty books of poetry, includingThe New Kid on the Block, illustrated by James Stevenson, andStardines Swim High Across the Sky, illustrated by Carin Berger. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.42 inPublished:February 26, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061434485

ISBN - 13:9780061434488

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