The Bookworm's Feast: A Potluck of Poems

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 1999 - American poetry. - 40 pages
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A delectable collection of poems by the author of Ridicholas Nicholas on a variety of topics is organized according to the courses of a meal. By the illustrator of The Reptile Ball.

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User Review  - Jill.Barrington - LibraryThing

Poems are organized in the form of a fancy restaurant menu. The bookworm invites others to eat the books in a library. The book would be useful in talking about poetry and all the places where words are present, like menus, traffic signs, stores, etc. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheyenne - Goodreads

Poetry... My favorite was Autograph Verse. Read full review

About the author (1999)

J. Patrick Lewis was born on May 5, 1942. He is a poet and prose writer who is known for his children's poems. He worked as a professor of economics before devoting himself full-time to writing in 1998. He is the author of 90 children's books including: BoshBlobberBosh, Please Bury Me in the Library, A Hippopotamusn't, First Dog, Spot the Plot, The House, and The National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry. In 2014, his title Voices from the March on Washington, made the Hot Civil Rights Titles List. He has received many awards from the American Library Association, The Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, the Claudia Lewis Award from The Bank Street School and others. He also received the 2010-11 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Excellence in Children's Poetry Award. He was also named the third, U.S. Children's Poet Laureate for 2011-2013 by the Poetry Foundation in Chicago.

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