Synopses & Reviews
It's raining pigs and noodles,
it's pouring frogs and hats,
chrysanthemums and poodles,
bananas, brooms, and cats.
Assorted prunes and parrots
are dropping from the sky,
here comes a bunch of carrots,
The master of mischievous rhyme, Jack Prelutsky, and his partner in crime, James Stevenson, have whipped up a storm of more than one hundred hilarious poems and zany drawings. Grab your umbrella—and make sure it's a big one!
“The reigning czars of silliness are back on the warpath, wreaking poetic havoc with yet another deliciously sly volume. Hats off to these two glorious goofballs!” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Sure to tickle readers young and old.” The Horn Book
“The verse is fresh and catchy with sparkling wordplay and unexpected rhymes, and line drawings the humor with verve.” School Library Journal
“Unabated chaos that celebrates imagination.” ALA Booklist
About the Author
Jack Prelutsky is the best-selling author of more than fifty books of poetry, including The New Kid on the Block
, illustrated by James Stevenson, and Stardines Swim High Across the Sky
, illustrated by Carin Berger. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.
James Stevenson is an op-ed contributor to the New York Times. His popular column, "Lost and Found New York," has appeared regularly in the newspaper since 2003. He was on the staff of The New Yorker for more than three decades; his work includes 2,000 cartoons and 80 covers, as well as reporting and fiction. He is also the author and illustrator of over 100 children's books. He lives in Connecticut.