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I'm Just No Good At Rhyming

I'm Just No Good At Rhyming

And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups

by Chris Harris and Lane Smith

Hardback Age range: 7 to 99 years old Publication Date: 31/10/2017

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Forget what you think you know about poetry this is something totally different.

Chris Harris's I'm Just No Good At Rhyming combines wit, wordplay and nonsense with visual and verbal tricks to make you look at the world in a new and wonderfully upside-down way, reminiscent of Shel Silverstein.

This entirely unique collection offers a surprise around every corner, from the ongoing rivalry between the author and illustrator, to the mysteriously misnumbered pages that can only be deciphered by a certain code-cracking verse, to a poem that is 100% genuinely infinite.

Adding to the fun: Lane Smith, winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for There Is a Tribe of Kids, has spectacularly illustrated this extraordinary collection with nearly one hundred pieces of appropriately absurd art. It's a mischievous match made in heaven and the perfect gift for kids age seven and up.

"Smart and sweet, wild and wicked, brilliantly funny - it's everything a book for kids should be" BJ Novak, actor and bestselling author of The Book With No Pictures

ISBN:
9781509881048
9781509881048
Category:
Poetry (Children's / Teenage)
Age range:
7 to 99 years old
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
31-10-2017
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
192
Dimensions (mm):
235x185x20mm
Weight:
0.3kg
Chris Harris

Chris Harris is a writer and executive producer for How I Met Your Mother and a writer for The Late Show with David Letterman.

His pieces have appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, ESPN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and on NPR. He lives in Los Angeles.

Lane Smith

Lane Smith is the creator of It's a Book, It's a Little Book, Grandpa Green and A Perfect Day.

In 2017 he won the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for There Is a Tribe of Kids. Lane Smith and his wife, the designer Molly Leach, live in a small town in rural Connecticut, USA.

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