The gargoyle on the roof poems by Jack Prelutsky

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Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Children"s poetry, American,
  • Fantasy poetry, American,
  • Monsters -- Poetry,
  • American poetry

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Presents poems about gargoyles, vampires, the bogeyman, gremlins, and other monsters.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Jack Perlutsky ; pictures by Peter Sis.
ContributionsSís, Peter, 1949- ill.
LC ClassificationsPS3566.R36 G37 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL30802M
ISBN 100688165532, 0688096433
LC Control Number99010578

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Gargoyle definition is - a spout in the form of a grotesque human or animal figure projecting from a roof gutter to throw rainwater clear of a building.

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By Peter Sís, Jack Prelutsky. Grades. PreK-K, P. Beware this poetry book filled with monsters who tell about themselves: you might be petrified by a basilisk, turned inside out by Bugaboo, or caught by an ogre that runs faster than you can.

Full-page illustrations accompany these poems about spooky creatures.

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