Sit on a Potato Pan, Otis! by Jon Agee
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Eegad, Agee! Not another palindrome book!

Well-known author and illustrator Jon Agee has been playing with words again, and now a third collection of clever, absurd, and hilarious reversible phrases is the result. These palindromes and their accompanying cartoons will inspire laughs long after first sight. One may feel compelled to go through the book again backwards -- appropriately palindromically -- to revisit his or her favorites.
 

About Jon Agee

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Jon Agee is the author/illustrator of a dozen celebrated picture books, including The Retired Kid, Nothing, Milo's Hat Trick, and Terrific (all ALA Notables), along with seven popular books of wordplay, among them, Smart Feller, Fart Smeller. Said Booklist: "In the Olympics of verbal gymnastics, Agee takes the gold.
 
Published April 16, 1999 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 80 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The Prince of Palindromia offers a third collection, nearly all of which, he writes, “grew (very slowly) out of my brain.” Every palindrome appears as either the punchline or caption to a page-sized pen-and-ink cartoon that provides explanatory visual cues: “Red?

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Agee himself appears to be in an advanced stage of his self-imposed condition, considering his magnum opus: ""A man, a plan, a cat, a bar, a cap, a mall, a ball, a map, a car, a bat, a canal: Panama."" Don't say we didn't warn you!

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