Eats: Poems

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Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1979 - American poetry - 48 pages
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A mouth-watering, laugh-provoking collection of poems, celebrating the author's love affair with food. ALA Notable Children's Book.

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User Review  - sammarocco - LibraryThing

I would use this book to incorporate poetry into the classroom. I could use it before lunch everyday and introduce a new poem. Read full review

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User Review  - Danielle Miskin - Goodreads

Poem: Dinner Tonight I liked this poem because I could relate to it. It showed how dinner was just a journey to get to desert. Read full review

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About the author (1979)

Arnold Adoff has written over twenty-five books of poetry for young readers, including "Slow Dance Heartbreak Blues, " illustrated by William Cotton; and "Street Music: City Poems, " illustrated by Karen Barbour, both of which are available at your local library. He is the author of "Malcolm X, " illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez, and has also edited" The Poetry of Black America. "He has received the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children, and his trademark "shaped speech" writing style and his rhythmic poems have made him one of the most renowned children's poets of our time.

Mr. Adoff and his wife, celebrated author Virginia Hamilton, live in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

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