Bubblegum Delicious

Bubblegum Delicious

Poems

Book - 2001
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"Bubblegum, delicious,
Bubblegum delight,
Bubblegum de-lovely in the
Middle of the night..."

Three generations of Canadians have shouted, chanted, and whispered the irresistible lines of Dennis Lee. Boisterously original--and true to the spirit of childhood--Lee returns in Bubblegum Delicious to the joyous roots of his classic children's poetry.

Using the rhythm of bouncing balls and schoolyard songs, Lee has created a collection with all the wonder and wistfulness of early years--from sublime goofiness to winsome poignancy

Illustrator David McPhail has created a complementary world, peopled with a young boy his beloved dog, and a wacky collection of psychedelic bugs. In turn, these bugs deliver their own brand of verse--a parade of bratty, hilarious quatrains that act as a delightful counterpoint to the whimsy and gentleness of the main poems.

Bubblegum Delicious is destined to become a classic of Canadian children's literature.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2001, c2000
Edition: 1st HarperCollins ed. --
ISBN: 9780060297732
0060297735
Branch Call Number: J 819.154 Lee 3558
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill
Additional Contributors: McPhail, David 1940-

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