Exploding Gravy: Poems to Make You Laugh

X. J. Kennedy, Author, Joy Allen, Illustrator Little, Brown Books for Young Readers $16.99 (128p) ISBN 978-0-316-38423-0
X.J. Kennedy offers a plethora of poetry and tickles the funny bone in Exploding Gravy: Poems to Make You Laugh, illus. by Joy Allen. Some of the poems have been published in previous anthologies, but the poet's fans will welcome this extensive round-up of his work. With themes like ""Far-Out Families,"" ""Giants and Dinosaurs"" and ""Peculiar Characters,"" Kennedy has kids covered. Allen's playful drawings strike just the right note. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 04/01/2002
Release date: 04/01/2002
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