The swamps of Sleethe: poems from beyond the solar system

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Jack Prelutsky’s exploration of outer space is not for the faint of heart. No friendly little E.T.–type aliens await your arrival. There are many imaginative ways to perish in these darkly comedic cautionary verses about unexplored worlds so far beyond our solar system. The final poem is an environmental tour de force that packs a wallop. Here are poems the older reader will find great fun to memorize and rattle off to anyone who will listen! And there is a special bonus: anagrams for the kid who loves word puzzles.
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subject_facet American poetry, Children's poetry, American, Extrasolar planets -- Juvenile poetry, Extrasolar planets -- Poetry, Planets -- Poetry
title_display The swamps of Sleethe : poems from beyond the solar system
title_full The swamps of Sleethe : poems from beyond the solar system / by Jack Prelutsky ; illustrated by Jimmy Pickering
title_short The swamps of Sleethe :
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