The Butterfly Jar

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 7, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 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 (2011)

Jeff Moss is a co-creator of Sesame Street, and he has served as head writer and composer-lyricist for the show. He has won fourteen Emmys and written the songs for four Grammy-winning records. Jeff has gained a place in the hearts of parents and kids with songs such as "Rubber Duckie," and "I Love Trash." Hailed by New York Newsday as "the children's poet laureate," he has written more than a dozen Sesame Street books and is also the author of the best-selling children's poetry collections The Butterfly Jar and The Other Side of the Door, as well as Bob and Jack, Hieronymus White, and The Dad of the Dad of the Dad of Your Dad, stories in verse. His music and lyrics for The Muppets Take Manhattan earned him an academy Award nomination. Jeff Moss lives with his wife and son in New York City, very near the American Museum of Natural History.

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