Dirt on My Shirt: Selected Poems

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Harper Collins, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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In this hilarious collection of poems, comedian Jeff Foxworthy creates a neighborhood filled with fun, family, friends, and more. Here you'll meet Cousin Lizzy, Uncle Ed and Aunt Foo Foo, cows with horns that don't go beep, dads in sweaters, also sheep. From the thrill of flying to the imaginary planet Woosocket to bonding with a friend over a shared hatred of spinach, these poems capture the very essence of being a kid. Filled with sly humor and always affectionate, "Dirt on My Shirt" is sure to delight kids, big and little, everywhere.

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This book was very fun. There were many poems, but there was a picture for each poem. Whether there was one or three poems on a page, each would have at least one picture. I think this is important ... Read full review

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User Review  - ecm014 - LibraryThing

Visualizing with poetry is what can be done using this book. Students can be expected to recognize sensory details in literary text. Visualizing can be combines with variety of topics and strategies ... Read full review



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About the author (2009)

Jeffrey Marvin "Jeff" Foxworthy (born September 6, 1958) is an American stand-up and television personality. He is the best-selling comedy recording artist of all time. His first two albums were each certified 3×multi-Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Foxworthy has also written several books based on his redneck jokes, as well as an autobiography entitled No Shirt, No Shoes... No Problem! He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and attended Georgia Tech, but did not graduate. In 1995, he starred in The Jeff Foxworthy Show. He is married and has two daughters.

Steve Bjorkman has illustrated nearly one hundred picture books, including the New York Times bestseller Dirt on My Shirt by Jeff Foxworthy. He has also sold millions of greeting cards through Recycled Paper Greetings with his brother, Carl. Steve lives with his wife in Irvine, California.

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