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I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats
I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats
by Francesco Marciuliano
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Cat lovers will laugh out loud at the quirkiness of their feline friends with these insightful and curious poems from the singular minds of housecats. In this hilarious book of tongue-in-cheek poetry, the author of the internationally syndicated comic... (read more)

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The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories
by Tim Burton
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From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance -- witty and macabre at once. Now he gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children... (read more)

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Zombie Haiku
Zombie Haiku
by Ryan Mecum
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In your hands is a poetry journal written by an undead poet, recounting his firsthand experience during the zombie plague. Little is known about the author before he turned into a zombie, but thanks to his continued writings in this journal - even after... (read more)

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Archyology II (the Final Dig)
Archyology II (the Final Dig)
by Don Marquis
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In this second and final volume composed by archy, the literary cockroach, the wonderfully whimsical insect and his fractious feline friend, mehitabel, engage in misadventures large and small and comment with quirky accuracy on the common state of... (read more)

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I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs
I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs
by Francesco Marciuliano
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A dog's the best friend any boy or girl could have. And, as this canine companion to the New York Times bestselling book I Could Pee on This reveals, they can give cats some competition as the best poet in the house. "I Dropped a Ball," and "Can You... (read more)

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Broetry
Broetry
by Brian Mcgackin
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As contemporary poets sing the glories of birds, birch trees, and menstruation, regular guys are left scratching their heads. Who can speak for Everyman? Who will articulate his love for Xbox 360, for Mama Celeste’s frozen pizza, for the cinematic... (read more)

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Obliviously On He Sails: The Bush Administration in Rhyme
Obliviously On He Sails: The Bush Administration in Rhyme
by Calvin Trillin
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Does the Bush Administration sound any better in rhyme? In this biting array of verse, it at least sounds funnier. Calvin Trillin employs everything from a Gilbert and Sullivan style, for describing George Bushs rescue in the South Carolina primary by... (read more)

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When Did I Stop Being Twenty and Other Injustices: Selected Poems from Single to Mid-Life
When Did I Stop Being Twenty and Other Injustices: Selected Poems from Single to Mid-Life
by Judith Viorst
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Bringing together all of Viorsts best-loved poetry, this collection includes many of the poets previously out-of-print favorites.... (read more)

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Unexpectedly Eighty: And Other Adaptations
Unexpectedly Eighty: And Other Adaptations
by Judith Viorst
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Judith Viorst returns with more poems in her and#8220;Decadesand#8221; poetry series detailing the highs and lows of being an octogenarian. Continuing the comedic insight from andlt;I andgt;Iand#8217;m Too Young to be Seventyandlt;/Iandgt;, these verses... (read more)

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Tiny Book of Tiny Stories #03: The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Volume 3
Tiny Book of Tiny Stories #03: The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Volume 3
by Joseph Gordon Levitt
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The universe is not made of atoms; it's made of tiny stories. Featuring 82 contributors from the 35,905 contributions to the Tiny Stories collaboration on hitrecord... (read more)

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Throw the Damn Ball: Classic Poetry by Dogs
Throw the Damn Ball: Classic Poetry by Dogs
by R D Rosen
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A hilarious collection of poetry by dogsand#151;perfect for lovers of literature and pups alike and#147;Dogs seldom make passes At dogs passing gasses.and#8221; Are these the words of Dorothy Parker? Ogden Nash? Nope, the author is Sparky from Milton... (read more)

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Verse by the Side of the Road: The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles
Verse by the Side of the Road: The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles
by Frank Jr Rowsome
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The story of the Burma-Shave signs and jingles. All 600 of the roadside rhymes are indexed.... (read more)

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Archy and Mehitabel
Archy and Mehitabel
by Don Marquis
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Now We Are Sixty
Now We Are Sixty
by Christopher Matthew
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Childhood is confusing enough, but compared to middle age it is a piece of cake. When Christopher Matthew was six, the poems of A. A. Milne were always on hand to reassure him that other children were just as puzzled and foolish as he was. Now Matthew is... (read more)

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Shoes, Chocs, Bags, and Frocks
Shoes, Chocs, Bags, and Frocks
by Edward Monkton
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A compendium of beautiful thoughts for women of taste and splendor More About Shoes, Chocs, Bags, and Frocks Edward Monkton, perhaps better known as the U.K.'s top-selling living poet Giles Andreae, pairs a witty and quirky writing style with simple yet... (read more)

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Pirate Haiku: Bilge-Sucking Poems of Booty, Grog, and Wenches for Scurvy Sea Dogs
Pirate Haiku: Bilge-Sucking Poems of Booty, Grog, and Wenches for Scurvy Sea Dogs
by Michael P Spradlin
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Come sail the seven seas aboard the notorious "Black Thunder." Readers will have a first-mate seat to the grizzly life of 18th-century pirates--as told by the surprising poetic-if-salty One-Leg Sterling.... (read more)

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Very Bad Poetry
Very Bad Poetry
by Kathryn Petras
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Writing very bad poetry requires talent.  It helps to have a wooden ear for words, a penchant for sinking into a mire of sentimentality, and an enviable confidence that allows one to write despite absolutely appalling incompetence. The 131... (read more)

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Vampire Haiku
Vampire Haiku
by Ryan Mecum
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You hold in your hands a recently discovered poetry journal—the poetry journal of a vampire. William Butten was en route to a new land on the Mayflower when he was turned into a vampire by a fellow passenger, a beautiful woman named Katherine. These... (read more)

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Shrinklits: Seventy of the World's Towering Classics Cut Down to Size
Shrinklits: Seventy of the World's Towering Classics Cut Down to Size
by Maurice Sagoff
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Reductio ad absurdum! 70 Epic tales and heroic myths, dense theories and windy texts, oral traditions and really long novels-all reduced to 34 minutes reading. Learn Mill's Principles of Political Economy in couplets, Darwin's Origin of Species as a... (read more)

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How Did I Get to Be 40 & Other Atrocities
How Did I Get to Be 40 & Other Atrocities
by Judith Viorst
About the Author
Judith Viorst was born and brought up in New Jersey, graduated from Rutgers University, moved to Greenwich Village, and has lived in Washington, D.C., since 1960, when she married Milton Viorst, a political writer. They have three sons and seven... (read more)

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