The Underwear Salesman by J. Patrick Lewis
And Other Jobs for Better or Verse

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Have you ever talked at length with an exterminator?

Or had a heart-to-heart with an ice sculptor?

Or waxed philosophical with an acrobat?

No?

Well, look inside.
 

About J. Patrick Lewis

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J. Patrick Lewis has authored more than fifty books of poetry for children. In 2011, he was named the Children's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation and was given the NCTE Excellence in Children's Poetry Award. He lives in Westerville, Ohio.Visit his website at www.jpatricklewis.com. Bloch is the art director of a French magazine for children.
 
Published March 10, 2009 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. 64 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Kids will love the humor—a sample, from the Skyscraper Window Washer: “Window pain: / Ordinary words / Cannot express / My thoughts on birds.” The picture shows the man with birds (and a bit of poo) on his head and his squeegee.

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In this “handy guide/ (For children overqualified/ For boring jobs”), Lewis (Doodle Dandies ) and the sublime Bloch (Butterflies in My Stomach ) catalogue some of the more esoteric professions.

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