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Limericks from the heart (and lungs!)

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Published by White-Boucke Pub. in Lafayette, Colo .
Written in English


  • Limericks.,
  • Smoking in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementLanny Poffo ; illustrated by Rusty Haller.
LC ClassificationsPN6231.L5 P68 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p. :
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3293728M
ISBN 101888580291
LC Control Number2004013593

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The Wordsworth Book of Limericks. While no collection of limericks can claim to be 'complete', The Wordsworth Book of Limericks contains an astonishing collection of over 1, verses - all of them comical, and a great number so far from cleanliness as to verge on the obscene.3/5(1). The Great British Limerick Book is published by Corona Books UK - Independent publishers of the brilliant, innovative and quirky. As well as being available as a high-quality paperback, The Great British Limerick Book is also available as a Kindle edition, which has all limericks and all the same great content as the paperback edition. Lear didn't invent limericks but he's regarded as the person responsible for making them as popular as they are today. His first book of funny limericks, called 'A Book of Nonsense', was first published in and is still in print today. Lear wrote many, many funny limericks. Some of them are included below for you to share with your children. Roses are red, and limericks underrated. I wrote one for you, but my Dobermann ate it. When most people think of poetry, what they really think of are love poems. But when people think of love poems, they seldom think of limericks. Of course, there’s the notorious tradition of dirty limericks which muddy the line between love and lust. And I.

Limericks Haikus and other short poems is a fun and cute collection of little poems. It is an easy read and can easily be read in a single setting, and would be a great teaching tool for examples of different easy and short poem types, especially for younger students in most cases/5. A limerick is a short and fun five-line poem with a distinctive rhythm. The first, second and fifth lines are longer than the third and fourth lines. The rhyming pattern is AABBA. The longer A lines rhyme with each other and the shorter B lines rhyme with each other. Looking for more Limericks? Our FFP Poetry Forums has bunches of Limericks. Remember folks, limericks are not just for kids. And this book certainly isn't one for the kiddies. It's an immense collection (over limericks) and a great look at how the form has developed over the centuries. If you have any love at all for the limerick, and are not easily offended, buy this book.4/5(15). Limericks from the Heart (and Lungs!) is truly a unique, educational and motivational book that is sure to persuade much of today's youth to make the right choice not to smoke. As a teacher, I highly recommend this book to parents and educators!/5(19).