The Ice Cream Store by Dennis Lee

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Dennis Lee is Toronto’s first Poet Laureate, an Officer of the Order of Canada, and the author of timeless children’s collections such as Alligator Pie, Garbage Delight, Jelly Belly, Bubblegum Delicious, and The Ice Cream Store. He has received many honors, including the Vicky Metcalf Award for his body of work, and is also an acclaimed poet for adults. His poetry is anthologized and read around the world.
Published January 1, 1994 by HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited.
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A gifted Canadian presents a charming collection of accessible, lighthearted verse, heralding its multicultural spirit in his cheerful title poem (``Oh, the kids around the block are like an/Ice cream store,/'Cause there's chocolate, and vanilla,/And there's maple and there's more...'').

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the Pig Pig books) have devised an inventive, energetic and delightfully wacky book of poems that compares with Prelutsky and Silverstein for off-the-wall humor and child-pleasing nonsense.

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