The Butterfly Jar: Poems

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Bantam Books, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 115 pages
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Jeff Moss, one of the original creators of the  award-winning Sesame Street, in collaboration with  illustrator Chris Demarest, has created this  "offering of upbeat poetry that includes the  serious and the silly." -- Booklist.
 

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Children will enjoy the funny, yet sweet poems in The Butterfly Jar. The poetry by Jeff Moss focuses on some imaginative characters - Mr. Bogardus, Banana King and Lonesome Joan while also capturing ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
11
Section 3
16
Section 4
21
Section 5
28
Section 6
34
Section 7
35
Section 8
36
Section 12
50
Section 13
57
Section 14
60
Section 15
70
Section 16
85
Section 17
94
Section 18
97
Section 19
105

Section 9
44
Section 10
45
Section 11
49
Section 20
109
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About the author (1989)

Chris L. Demarest received a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting from the University of Massachusetts. Before becoming an author and a children's book illustrator, he was a house painter and contributed illustrations to such publications as the Atlantic Monthly magazine, the Boston Globe, and Reader's Digest. He has contributed to more than 100 titles including Firefighters A to Z, I Invited a Dragon to Dinner, T. Rex at Swan Lake, and the Supertwins series. While researching the United States Coast Guard book, Mayday!Mayday!, he became an official artist for the Coast Guard and got to experience their work in the Persian Gulf.

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