|By (author):||Lee, Dennis|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / General|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Poetry (see also Stories in Verse)|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Poetry / Humorous|
|Size:||10.00in x 10.00in x 0.25in|
|From The Publisher*|
Canadian kidslit legend Dennis Lee's first new children's collection in more than a decade-in collaboration with bestselling illustrator Jeremy Tankard.
Melvis the monster
And Elvis the elf
Were hunting for books
On the library shelf-
One on the carpet,
And one in a chair,
So neither could see
That the other was there…
Melvis and Elvis is classic Dennis Lee, with more than thirty new poems for fans of his beloved collections, including the perennial bestseller Alligator Pie. This irresistible blend of narrative, word play, and pure nonsense, combined with Jeremy Tankard's whimsical and energetic illustrations, will appeal to both the very young and developing readers.
DENNIS LEEis Toronto's first Poet Laureate, an Officer of the Order of Canada and the author of timeless children's collections such asAlligator Pie,Garbage Delight,Jelly Belly,Bubblegum DeliciousandThe Ice Cream Store. He has received many honours, 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.