Polka-bats, and octopus slacks: 14 stories

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Houghton Mifflin,
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English
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AD: Adult Directed 700L
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Georgie Spider catches flies but never eats the little guys. Instead he cooks them up in pies. He doesn't use the legs or eyes or any artificial dyes . . . Not far from a greenish town, the Bathtub Driver is selling cut-rate imported shampoo. Georgie Spider serves up award-winning pies, while overhead on Highwire 66 there's a small problem causing an acrobat traffic jam. Ed's funny smell, Eliza's special jacket - they're all part of the picture in Polkabats and Octopus Slacks, fourteen stories about pesky snails, sleeping fruit, and one funky snowman. In the tradition of Edward Lear, Calef Brown has fashioned fourteen nonsense poems so zany that both young and old will be unable to suppress their laughter. Brown's invented words and sounds and their visual counterparts create both an audible and a visual feast. This is the kind of silliness children relish.
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ISBN:
9780618111299
9780395854037
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AD: Adult Directed 700L
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Grouping Title polkabats and octopus slacks 14
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subject_facet American poetry, Stories in rhyme, Juvenile
title_display Polka-bats, and octopus slacks : 14 stories
title_full Polka-bats, and octopus slacks : 14 stories / by Calef Brown, Polkabats and octopus slacks : 14 stories / Calef Brown
title_short Polka-bats, and octopus slacks :
title_sub 14 stories
topic_facet American poetry, Stories in rhyme, Juvenile