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Garbage Delight Board Book

by (author) Dennis Lee

illustrated by Sandy Nichols

Publisher
HarperCollins
Initial publish date
Aug 2015
Category
General
  • Board book

    ISBN
    9781443446471
    Publish Date
    Aug 2015
    List Price
    $12.99

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Description

A delightful dose of "Canada's Father Goose" for pint-sized poetry fans! Based on the title poem of Dennis Lee's classic collection, Garbage Delight is a feast for the senses, a stew of sly humour and memorable rhymes. This sturdy, standalone board book edition features winsome artwork by Sandy Nichols, who previously paired with Dennis Lee to create the bestseller Alligator Pie, and is a staple item for every toddler's bookshelf.

"You can almost hear the skipping ropes slapping on the sidewalk." —Margaret Laurence

About the authors

DENNIS LEE, Toronto’s first Poet Laureate and song lyricist for Fraggle Rock, is the author of enduringly popular children’s collections such as Alligator Pie, Garbage Delight, Jelly Belly, Bubblegum Delicious and The 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. He lives in Toronto.

WEB: DennisLee.ca

JEREMY TANKARD was born in Cape Town, South Africa, but left at the age of five for a new life in the United States and then Canada. After attending the Alberta College of Art and Design, he worked as a graphic designer and typesetter before embarking on a career in illustration. His artwork has appeared in major publications such as Time Magazine and The New York Times, and his picture books—including Grumpy Bird, Boo Hoo Bird, Me Hungry!, Piggy Bunny, It’s a Tiger, and Here Comes Destructosaurus!—are hugely popular and widely acclaimed.

WEB: JeremyTankard.com

Dennis Lee's profile page

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 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.

Sandy Nichols' profile page

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