Alligator Pie

Alligator Pie

by Dennis Lee
     
 

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“You can almost hear the skipping rope slapping the sidewalk,” wrote Margaret Laurence of Dennis Lee’s timeless poetry collection Alligator Pie. One of the first illustrated books published about Canadian children and featuring Canadian place names, Alligator Pie established Dennis Lee’s reputation as “Canada’s Father Goose”

Overview

“You can almost hear the skipping rope slapping the sidewalk,” wrote Margaret Laurence of Dennis Lee’s timeless poetry collection Alligator Pie. One of the first illustrated books published about Canadian children and featuring Canadian place names, Alligator Pie established Dennis Lee’s reputation as “Canada’s Father Goose” and has sold more than half a million copies since its publication in 1974.

This classic edition, featuring Frank Newfeld’s instantly recognizable original illustrations and book design, includes childhood favorites such as “Willoughby Wallaby Woo,” “Wiggle to the Laundromat,” and “Skyscraper.” 

Editorial Reviews

Literary Review of Canada
“Here is the book that put Canadian children’s literature on the map.”
Winnipeg Free Press
“Lee’s poetry delights in musical rhythms and easy rhymes that even the youngest book-lovers will enjoy. These are sure to be a popular offering.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062313461
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
05/06/2014
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Dennis Lee is celebrated internationally for his award-winning books for both children and adults. Among his best-loved titles are Alligator Pie, Jelly Belly, The Ice Cream Store, and Garbage Delight.

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