Synopses & Reviews
Nobody but Jack Prelutsky and Peter Sis could thrice dip into a bubbling cauldron of spooky fun and produce The Dragons Are Singing Tonight, Monday's Troll,
and now The Gargoyle on the Roof.
Young fans who've been growling for more from this remarkable pair will devour these seventeen new poems. And whether they prefer gargoyles, griffins, or gremlins, this one-of-a-kind collection of poetry and ingeniously eerie paintings provides something for everyone to chant out loud, memorize--and shiver over!
00-01 Utah Book Award (Informational Books)
Young fans have been growling for more from the remarkably talented duo of Jack Prelutsky and Peter Sis. Now their demands have been met. Enjoy 17 new poems, complemented by ingeniously eerie paintings. Color illustrations throughout.
About the Author
On September 28, 2006, Jack Prelutsky was named the nations first Childrens Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. Prelutsky will serve a two-year tenure as Childrens Poet Laureate: Consultant in Childrens Poetry to the Poetry Foundation. He received a cash prize and the Childrens Poet Laureate Medallion, which includes the inscription Permit a child to join, taken from an Emily Dickinson poem. Congratulations, Jack!
Jack Prelutsky is the author of the national bestsellers Scranimals, illustrated by Peter Sís, and The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders, illustrated by Petra Mathers. He has filled more than forty books of verse with his inventive wordplay, including What a Day It Was at School! , illustrated by Doug Cushman, and the immensely popular collections illustrated by James Stevenson: The New Kid on the Block, Something Big Has Been Here, and A Pizza the Size of the Sun. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.