Giant Children by Brod Bagert

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There's a turtle named Jaws, a dinosaur canary, an alien playing Spaceball, and a no-show tooth fairy. A buffalo's in the library chomping on the books, and a princess has karate skills that rival her good looks. These characters and many more are found in this rambunctious and irresistible collection of poems that look at our world through a child's wide eyes.

Brod Bagert, a favorite in classrooms throughout the country, and Tedd Arnold, creator of the beloved Parts and More Parts, are friends who have happily teamed up-with hilarious, inspired results.
 

About Brod Bagert

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Brod Bagert lives in New Orleans, Louisiana. Robert Neubecker lives in Park City, Utah. Tedd Arnold was born in Elmira, New York. He earned a fine arts degree from the University of Florida. He and his wife, Carol, lived in Tallahassee where he worked as a commercial illustrator. He has now published over 50 books as author and illustrator. His book, Hi! Fly Guy received a 2006 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor from the American Library Association. He now resides back in Elmira with his family. He has two grown sons, Walter and William.
 
Published September 30, 2002 by Dial. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment, Westerns. Fiction

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Bagert’s (Rainbows, Head Lice, and Pea Green Tile, not reviewed, etc.) collection of children’s poetry is a devilishly funny lot that connects to situations familiar to all young readers, the ones the classroom hamster believes to be giants.

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Bagert's (Chicken Socks: And Other Contagious Poems) uncomplicated style of verse addresses such diverse topics as sibling feuds and wild imaginations, monster trucks and the Tooth Fairy, as it humorously handles the more anxious side of growing up, including the mixed blessing of landing the lea...

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