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Red Sox Rhymes

by Dick Flavin

From the voice of Fenway Park comes a collection of sixty-four humorous and nostalgic poems celebrating the Boston Red Sox.

A commonwealth institution and popular local television personality who is also the...


How Did I Get to Be 40 & Other Atrocities

by Judith Viorst

And so you’ve reached that time in life when you’re stating to pick investments over adventure, clean over scenic, comfortable over intense; when, even though in your heart of hearts you’re only seventeen,...


Forever Fifty and Other Negotiations

by Judith Viorst

Judith Viorst is known and loved by readers of all ages, for children's books such as Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; nonfiction titles, including the bestseller Necessary Losses;...


101 Two-Letter Words

by Stephin Merritt & Roz Chast

A one-of-a-kind celebration of the 101 two-letter words allowed in Scrabble. Rolling Stone has called singer-songwriter Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields “the Cole Porter of his generation”; O, The...


Go de Rass to Sleep: (A Jamaican Translation)

by Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortés, Kwame Dawes & Kellie Magnus

A Jamaican patois translation of the worldwide best-selling phenomenon.


Biography for Beginners

by Edmund Clerihew Bentley & G. K. Chesterton

Witty poems skewer historical figures past and present — Jane Austen, Karl Marx, Sir Walter Raleigh, Theodore Roosevelt, and others — with an accompaniment of whimsical illustrations by G. K. Chesterton....


The Humorous Verse of Lewis Carroll

by Lewis Carroll

Verse, puzzles, "The Hunting of the Snark," acrostics, poems from larger works — largest collection of Carroll verse in print. 130 illustrations by Tenniel, Carroll, others.


The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear

by Edward Lear

Every line of every nonsense book written by the celebrated humorist and author of "The Owl and the Pussycat." Illustrated by more than 500 of Lear's quirky drawings.


What the Hell Happened to Me?: The Truth About Menopause and Beyond

by Ellen Goldberg

Ladies, if you "feel the heat go up your neck, and your armpits drip with sweat, you're hands have gotten clammy and your clothes are soaking wet," unless you're running through the Mohave desert, you're in...


The A-Z of Limericks : 501 Personalized Rhymes

by Trevor P. Morley

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The A-Z of Limericks is a whimsical collection of 501 individual five-line rhymes composed by first-time author Trevor P. Morley. Taking his inspiration from a style of limerick that was originally...


Egghead: Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone

by Bo Burnham

A strange and charming collection of hilariously absurd poetry, writing, and illustration from one of today's most popular young comedians...

EGGHEAD: Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone

Bo Burnham was a precocious...


CAUTIONARY VERSES

by Hilaire Belloc

This volume contains all of the old favorites over which Hilaire Belloc’s admirers have been chuckling since the end of the 19th century—and the original illustrations by B.T.B. and Nicolas Bentley. It also...


Easy Math

by Lauren Shapiro & Marie Howe

Pop culture gets the James Tate treatment in poems that offer a gimlet eye to the disappointments of the world.


Nerd Haiku

by Robb Pearlman

Nerd Haiku takes a fun, light-hearted poke at all the stereotypes, truths, and absurdities in nerd culture.


Sparkling Limericks

by D H Elliott

In 1846 Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense was first published and the limerick craze began. Sparkling Limericks follows in the great crazy tradition of this well-loved verse form, which is to say that it is full...


Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse

by Calvin Trillin

In his latest laugh-out-loud book of political verse, Calvin Trillin provides a riotous depiction of the 2012 presidential election campaign.

 

Dogfight is a narrative poem interrupted regularly by other poems...


Precautionary Tales for Grandparents: Some of Which May be Read to the Young for Their Moral Improvement

by James Muirden & David Eccles

Inspired by Hilaire Belloc's Cautionary Tales for Children, whimsical and well-observed precautionary tales to amuse grandparents and impart moral guidance Many readers remember with pleasure Hilaire Belloc's...


Hipster Haiku

by Siobhan Adcock

O, hipster nation:

The dive bars, the vintage duds?

Great material.


Raising a Smile for Northern Ireland Children's Hospice

by Brian Bailie & Bowen Bailie &

Raising a Smile is so worthwhile,

(And took us ages to compile),

Lots of cartoons, stories and rhymes

(And lots of local grammatical crimes).

So buy this book, it's parful funny,

And you'll help to raise some money...


The Even More Complete Book of Australian Verse: Text Classics

by John Clarke

Possibly the most important anthology ever published. The definitive collection featuring key works by such famous Australian poets as Gavin Milton, Arnold Wordsworth, Sylvia Blath, Very Manly Hopkins, R.A.C.V....