Hard-Boiled Bugs for Breakfast
By Jack Prelutsky, Ruth Chan
2023 • Greenwillow Books
A collection by the celebrated former Young People’s Poet Laureate and bestselling poet Jack Prelutsky, featuring more than one hundred original poems! In a starred review, School Library Journal called Hard-Boiled Bugs for Breakfast “a must-have collection.” Hard-Boiled Bugs for Breakfast is guaranteed to make readers laugh, imagine, write, and dream. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white by Ruth Chan.
From a lizard playing a mandolin (although not very well) to the surprised guest of honor (at a birthday party he threw for himself), there’s something for everyone in Jack Prelutsky’s Hard-Boiled Bugs for Breakfast. Ruth Chan’s lively and hilarious black-and-white art jumps off the page and illuminates a wide array of poetic forms, from haiku to concrete poems and everything in between. This collection is full of the wit, humor, and imagination that has made Jack Prelutsky a household name and one of the most beloved poets for children.
Includes black-and-white line art on every page, plus an index.
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