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Dirt on My Shirt

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Foxworthy Fun

If you might be a redneck if you like this book. Then again, you might just be anyone and like this book by Jeff Foxworthy. Poems to make you laugh by one of the best writers our time and human condition. A joy for young and old alike.

posted by Readingmom33 on October 21, 2008

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Disappointed

I thougth this book was cute but what matters most is what children think of it & though I was sure my nephew would love it, he didnt. He loves to read and adding this to his collection was a waste. He just throws it to the side and reads all of the other books. It ju...
I thougth this book was cute but what matters most is what children think of it & though I was sure my nephew would love it, he didnt. He loves to read and adding this to his collection was a waste. He just throws it to the side and reads all of the other books. It just didnt catch him like other books. He seemed to have gotten bored with it really fast. Maybe due to its different little stories and not just one.

posted by Anonymous on June 16, 2008

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  • Posted February 9, 2009

    Foxworthy's Contemporary Children's Poetry a Worthy Read!

    I always viewed the characters in my own childhood poems a little suspiciously. Why on earth would the town crier run up and down the stairs in his nightgown? A little scandalous if you asked me! And why would anyone want to eat "curds and whey," especially on a tuffet?<BR/><BR/>Finally, none other than Jeff Foxworthy, who has long tickled our collective fancy, has applied his talents and produced cute, clever and contemporary children's verse such as "Uninvited Guests" about squirrels on the bird feeder. The ups and downs of cousin slumber parties, the chagrin over a near-sighted grandma applying lipstick, and the eccentricities of cousins, aunts and uncles are examined with affection in others. Many revel in the wonders of nature, as does "Missing," about the tadpole who is mysteriously replaced by a frog! Others, like "Bumblebee Breakfast," (Bumblebees like doughnut trees...) simply delight the imagination. <BR/><BR/>My favorite, however, remains the title verse announcing with abandon, "There's dirt on my shirt and leaves in my hair. There's mud on my boots but I don't care!"<BR/><BR/>What fun to read this to any child, even the child in yourself!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 5, 2009

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    Great For Kids

    My twin 7 yrs olds just love this book. It is a group of poems but not your average poems. They have read this collection of poems again and again!

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