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Author Lewis, J. Patrick.

Title Edgar Allan Poe's pie : math puzzlers in classic poems / J. Patrick Lewis ; illustrated by Michael Slack.

Imprint Boston : Harcourt Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 821 LEW    Available
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.
Subject Mathematics -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
American poetry -- Adaptations.
English poetry -- Adaptations.
Mathematical recreations -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematical recreations.
Added Author Slack, Michael H., 1969- ill.
ISBN 9780547513386 (hbk.)
0547513380 (hbk.)

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