Children's Hardcover Book, Ice Cream Store, Poems by Dennis Lee, Illustrated, Picture Book
A wonderful children's hardcover book called Ice Cream Store poems by Dennis Lee with illustrations by David McPhail. This book is beautifully illustrated. It is a wonderful 'read to me' and a picture book.
Dennis Lee has devised an inventive, energetic and delightfully wacky book of poems that has off-the-wall humor and child-pleasing nonsense. McPhail's whimsical ``kids around the block'' (from the book's title poem) are all the colors of ice cream, and they are joined by a plethora of animals--a dog named Doogie who likes to boogie; Hammy, the escape hamster; an endearing flying pig named Lucy; even a dadosaurous who dries the dishes. No subject is off limits--from ``A Home Like a Hiccup'' to ``The Fib'' or ``Mrs. Mitchell's Underwear.'' Lee's rhythmical poems beg to be sung, while McPhail's characters are a constant surprise. Both text and art feature children in costumes from all over the real world as well as from the imaginary one. Like the kids in the last poem, ``Night Song,'' this rollicking book belongs ``Around the block and Around the world.'' Great fun for all ages.
10½ inches in length
7½ inches in width
Published by Scholastic, Inc -- 1992 Edition
This book is in near fine condition. Binding is in perfect condition. There are no stains, but there is an inscription on the first page. Pages are all crisp and clean.
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