Ridicholas Nicholas: More Animal Poems

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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This new picture book bubbles over with sly wit and fun. J. Patrick Lewis and Victoria Chess, whose A Hippopotamusn't had thousands of young readers shrieking with delight, have again created a book that will tickle every funny bone. In 33 verses about nature and the animal world, a parade of animals is brought to life in Chess's unique hilarious full-color illustrations.

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About the author (1995)

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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