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Lewis, J. Patrick
Edgar Allan Poe's pie : math puzzlers in classic poems / J. Patrick Lewis ; illustrated by Michael Slack
Boston : Harcourt Mifflin Harcourt, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL j811.54 LEW    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mathematics -- Juvenile poetry
Children's poetry, American
American poetry -- Adaptations
English poetry -- Adaptations
Mathematical recreations -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 37 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Note "Harcourt Children's Books."
Contents Edgar Allan Poe's apple pie -- Edward Lear's elephant with hot dog -- Walt Whitman's web-covered shoe -- Emily Dickinson's telephone book -- Lewis Carroll's fish and chips -- Hilaire Belloc's crackerjack yak -- Robert Frost's boxer shorts -- Eleanor Farjeon's math sub -- A. A. Milne's spooky garden -- William Carlos Williams's pizza -- Langston Hughes's train trip -- Ogden Nash's buggy rugs -- John Ciardi's shark dentist -- Shel Silverstein's hippo-po-tah-tum -- Prose about the poets
Summary Borrows themes from famous poems and flips them on their head to create humorous verses and riddles in a collection of math-based problem-solving parodies
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Slack, Michael H., 1969- ill

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