The New Kid On The Block by Jack PrelutskyThe New Kid On The Block by Jack Prelutsky

The New Kid On The Block

byJack Prelutsky

Paperback | February 26, 2013

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There's a new kid on the block,
and boy, that kid is tough,
that new kid punches hard,
that new kid plays real rough,
that new kid's big and strong,
with muscles everywhere,
that new kid tweaked my arm,
that new kid pulled my hair.

Open this book to any page and begin your exploration. Here are more than 100 poems about things you may never have thought about before. Turn the pages and be introduced to jellyf ish stew, a bouncing mouse, a ridiculous dog, a boneless chicken, and the very unexpected new kid!

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.
Title:The New Kid On The BlockFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 7.25 × 0.58 inPublished:February 26, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062239503

ISBN - 13:9780062239501


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great poetry for kids! This is the book that inspired me to write poetry at the young age of 9. Since then I've been writing. I still have this book and share it with my students in my classroom library. I can recite "homework! Oh, Homework!" by heart still to this day. Funny, entertaining, and in some cases as a kid, there are poems that they can relate to.
Date published: 2018-06-07

Editorial Reviews

“It’s the author’s joyous sense of the absurd that propels the reader from page to page.”