Once I Laughed My Socks Off Poems for Kids

My socks (which won't stop dancing around). And Desmond, your friendly, but slightly present-obsessed Christmas fairy.This book is suitable for 4 to 50 year-olds.

Author: Steve Attewell

Publisher: Steven Attewell

ISBN: 9781475030457

Category: Poetry

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A collection of fun and imaginative of poems for fun and imaginative kids (and those adults that still behave like kids). Learn why you should tidy up after yourself, why midnight snacking is not such a good idea, and what to do if you laugh so hard that your socks come off!This delightful book of children's poems contains a host of interesting stories and characters for your kids to enjoy. Each story more fun that the last.Amongst the stories you'll find Melvin the midnight-snacking, sneaking teddy bear who can't wait to get his hands on the rest of the jam. Two collared doves, Ebb and Flo, who narrowly escape a run-in with the cat and fall in love. My socks (which won't stop dancing around). And Desmond, your friendly, but slightly present-obsessed Christmas fairy.This book is suitable for 4 to 50 year-olds.

That s Twice I ve Laughed My Socks Off Children s poetry and pictures

This collection of illustrated children's poetry will have kids and their parents giggling like crazy.

Author: Steve Attewell

Publisher: Steven Attewell

ISBN: 9781493646494

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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This collection of illustrated children's poetry will have kids and their parents giggling like crazy. A fantastic world of characters and easy-to-read poetry with colourful illustrations. Read about Eric the weary bee, the fish that couldn't climb trees, sarcastic squirrels, discover what to do if you find a crocodile in your lunch-box, why a worm refused to wiggle, and many more amusing tales written to encourage children's love of words and pictures. Steve's first book of kids poetry, "Once, I Laughed My Socks Off" has engaged young readers all over the world, has been used as recommend reading at schools, and reviewed as "Great for the reluctant reader!". If you have a great sense of humour, then this book is for you.

Laugh Eteria

A collection of more than one hundred humorous poems on such topics as ogres, pizza, fear, school, dragons, trees, and hair.

Author: Douglas Florian

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0152061487

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 157

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A collection of more than one hundred humorous poems on such topics as ogres, pizza, fear, school, dragons, trees, and hair.

The Art of Teaching Writing

Whatever the genre , I ' d probably begin by finding an example of it that “ knocks
my socks off . ... genre in whatever ways feel authentic , from doing choral
readings and making anthologies of poems to reading picture books aloud to
young children . Once we were doing what readers do — laughing , crying ,
wincing , arguing , remembering — in response to the texts ( and doing all this in
our notebooks ) ...

Author: Lucy McCormick Calkins

Publisher: Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann ; Toronto, Irwin

ISBN: UCSC:32106011111447

Category: Creative writing (Elementary education)

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The Art of Teaching Writing, New Edition, has major new chapters on assessment, thematic studies, writing throughout the day, reading/writing relationships, publication, curriculum development, nonfiction writing and home/school connections. Annotation. When Lucy Calkins wrote the first edition of The Art of Teaching Writing, the writing workshop was a fledgling idea, piloted by a few brave innovators. Now, as she brings us this new edition, the writing workshop is at the foundation of language arts education throughout the English-speaking world. This new edition, then, could easily have been a restatement, in grander, more confident tones, of the original classic. Instead, it is an almost entirely new book. Clearly, during the time in which Calkins' original ideas have spread like wildlife, her focus has not been on articulating and defending those ideas, but on developing and rethinking them. Respecting and responding to the questions that have arisen as thousands of teachers establish writing workshops in their classrooms, and drawing upon the latest knowledge in the field and her own intimate understanding of classroom life, Calkins has re-thought every line and every facet of her original text. In this new edition, Lucy has major new chapters on assessment, thematic studies, writing throughout the day, reading-writing relationships, publication, curriculum development, non-fiction writing and home/school connections.

Roderick At Random

Here, I'll show you pictures of my kids, look at this. ... So I went to college, only
right away I could see I wasn't going to make it. ... hard day faking lab
experiments, and the kids would be yelling and the wife would refuse to iron my
socks and make a big scene about ... I love my dog and my television set and all
my neighbours and fellow countrymen and everybody else, but I still like to be
alone, once in a while. In space. You know like in that poem, “The world's a fine
and private place”.

Author: John Sladek

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780575110694

Category: Fiction

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Roderick wasn't exactly happy, but at least he was holding down a job, even if it was only as a bowl-washer at Danton's Doggie Dinette. He didn't know they were out to get him. He didn't know that in the whole wide world of lunatic game-shows, maniacal religious cults, tentacular business corporations, murderous governments, crazy consumerism and pill-popping people, there was no place for one mild-mannered robot. Phenomenally inventive, bitingly satirical, a masterpiece of modern comic writing, Roderick at Random is the second dazzling novel by John Sladek to feature the more-and-less-than-human robot.

THE COLLECTED WORKS OF LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Illustrated Edition

Novels, Short Stories, Plays & Poems: Little Women, Good Wives, Little Men, Jo's
Boys, A Modern Mephistopheles, ... and her keen eyes grew softer, but she only
drew the shabby figure nearer and said, laughing: "I am Mother Bhaer, ... The
three wrestlers obeyed at once; and the stout man, with a chubby child on each
shoulder, came up to welcome the new boy. ... My dear, off with your shoes this
minute, and I'll have some dry things ready for you in a jiffy," cried Mrs. Bhaer,
bustling ...

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 9788027200689

Category: Fiction

Page: 2150

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This unique illustrated collection of Louisa May Alcott's novels, short stories, plays and poems has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Biography Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters, and Journals Novels Little Women Good Wives Little Men Jo's Boys Moods The Mysterious Key and What It Opened An Old Fashioned Girl Work: A Story of Experience Eight Cousins; or, The Aunt-Hill Rose in Bloom: A Sequel to Eight Cousins Under the Lilacs Jack and Jill: A Village Story Behind a Mask, or a Woman's Power The Abbot's Ghost, Or Maurice Treherne's Temptation A Modern Mephistopheles Pauline's Passion and Punishment Short Story Collections Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag Shawl-Straps Jimmy's Cruise in the Pinafore An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Lulu's Library Flower Fables On Picket Duty, and other tales Spinning-Wheel Stories A Garland for Girls Silver Pitchers: and Independence, a Centennial Love Story A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories Other Short Stories and Novelettes Hospital Sketches Marjorie's Three Gifts Perilous Play A Whisper in the Dark Lost in a Pyramid, or the Mummy's Curse A Modern Cinderella A Country Christmas Aunt Kipp Debby's Debut My Red Cap Nelly's Hospital Psyche's Art The Brothers Poetry A.B.A A Little Grey Curl To Papa In Memoriam Plays Bianca Captive of Castile Ion Norna; or, The Witch's Curse The Greek Slave The Unloved Wife Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the classic Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Alcott was an abolitionist and a feminist. "Little Women” is a semi-autobiographical account of the author's childhood with her sisters in Concord, Massachusetts. "Good Wives” followed the March sisters into adulthood and marriage. "Little Men” detailed Jo's life at the Plumfield School that she founded with her husband Professor Bhaer. "Jo's Boys” completed the "March Family Saga".

LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Ultimate Collection 16 Novels 150 Short Stories Plays and Poems Illustrated

Little Women, Good Wives, Little Men, Jo's Boys, A Modern Mephistopheles,
Eight Cousins, Rose in Bloom, Jack and ... and her keen eyes grew softer, but
she only drew the shabby figure nearer and said, laughing: "I am Mother Bhaer,
... The three wrestlers obeyed at once; and the stout man, with a chubby child on
each shoulder, came up to welcome the new boy. ... My dear, off with your shoes
this minute, and I'll have some dry things ready for you in a jiffy," cried Mrs. Bhaer,
bustling ...

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 9788026849223

Category: Fiction

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This carefully crafted ebook: "LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Ultimate Collection: 16 Novels & 150+ Short Stories, Plays and Poems (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Content: Biography Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters, and Journals Novels Little Women Good Wives Little Men Jo's Boys Moods The Mysterious Key and What It Opened An Old Fashioned Girl Work: A Story of Experience Eight Cousins; or, The Aunt-Hill Rose in Bloom: A Sequel to Eight Cousins Under the Lilacs Jack and Jill: A Village Story Behind a Mask, or a Woman's Power The Abbot's Ghost, Or Maurice Treherne's Temptation A Modern Mephistopheles Pauline's Passion and Punishment Short Story Collections Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag Shawl-Straps Jimmy's Cruise in the Pinafore An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Lulu's Library Flower Fables On Picket Duty, and other tales Spinning-Wheel Stories A Garland for Girls Silver Pitchers: and Independence, a Centennial Love Story A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories Other Short Stories and Novelettes Hospital Sketches Marjorie's Three Gifts Perilous Play A Whisper in the Dark Lost in a Pyramid, or the Mummy's Curse A Modern Cinderella A Country Christmas Aunt Kipp Debby's Debut My Red Cap Nelly's Hospital Psyche's Art The Brothers Poetry A.B.A A Little Grey Curl To Papa In Memoriam Plays Bianca Captive of Castile Ion Norna; or, The Witch's Curse The Greek Slave The Unloved Wife Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the classic Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Alcott was an abolitionist and a feminist. "Little Women" is a semi-autobiographical account of the author's childhood with her sisters in Concord, Massachusetts. "Good Wives" followed the March sisters into adulthood and marriage. "Little Men" detailed Jo's life at the Plumfield School that she founded with her husband Professor Bhaer. "Jo's Boys" completed the "March Family Saga".

Before I Go

to help Kayleigh find a guy, I might as well help her at the same time I'm helping
Jack. God knows she could use it. That night when Jack gets home and crawls
into bed and rolls his socks one at a time off his feet and adds them to the pile on
... With Jack it was so easy. ... The terrible poem he wrote me one Valentine's Day
, using the word “zaftig” to describe me. ... I laughed. “Next time just use beautiful.
” Or driving to my mom's for Thanksgiving and the wreck he nearly caused on I-85
, ...

Author: Colleen Oakley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781476761688

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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A People and US Weekly Pick “An impressive feat…an immensely entertaining, moving, and believable read” (Atlanta Journal-Constitution), this debut novel in the bestselling tradition of P.S. I Love You revolves around a young woman with breast cancer who undertakes a mission to find a new wife for her husband before she passes away. Twenty-seven-year-old Daisy already beat breast cancer four years ago. How can this be happening to her again? On the eve of what was supposed to be a triumphant “Cancerversary” with her husband Jack to celebrate four years of being cancer-free, Daisy suffers a devastating blow: her doctor tells her that the cancer is back, but this time it’s an aggressive stage four diagnosis. She may have as few as four months left to live. Death is a frightening prospect—but not because she’s afraid for herself. She’s terrified of what will happen to her brilliant but otherwise charmingly helpless husband when she’s no longer there to take care of him. It’s this fear that keeps her up at night, until she stumbles on the solution: she has to find him another wife. With a singular determination, Daisy scouts local parks and coffee shops and online dating sites looking for Jack’s perfect match. But the further she gets on her quest, the more she questions the sanity of her plan. As the thought of her husband with another woman becomes all too real, Daisy’s forced to decide what’s more important in the short amount of time she has left: her husband’s happiness—or her own?

The Beacon Best of 1999

We stop in our tracks when a child pointing to the sunset cries that the day is
bleeding and is going to die . ... the unexpected , while my elder child announces
that a shelter can ' t be homeless , but that onions make her eyes run away with
her nose ... It reassures us of what we know and socks us in the gut with what we
don ' t , it sings us awake , it ' s irresistible , it ' s congenital . ... In my opinion ,
when you find yourself laughing and crying both at once , that is the time to write
a poem .

Author: Ntozake Shange

Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)

ISBN: UCSC:32106015457440

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 315

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A collection of short stories, essays, and poetry from such writers as Dorothy Allison, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Janice Mirikitani, and Rafael Campo

Children s Literature Review

Wilhelm ' s colorful pictures , full of beans , match the spirit in Merriam ' s new
collection of poems . Suggested by topics familiar to small children , the pithy
verses lift off with a paean to berry - picking : “ Look at my mouth , / It ' s ... Dizzy
Bella is one of the types kids will love to laugh at , seeing her striding through a
storm with a new umbrella she won ' t use . Closed tight , the umbrella is tucked
under Bella ' s arm while her socks grow soggy , her glasses get foggy , until “ All
she could ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015038880079

Category: Children's literature

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The Utne Reader

GLEANINGS I've learned since then that most while my elder child announces
that a planet , I heard on the news that our state great poets ... and poems roll
under the furni- dren poetry , when they are harder main thing is to pay attention .
... Elsewhere in the world , say in sures us of what we know and socks us under
my arm as we stalked off to find Poland or ... yourself laughing and crying both at
least pay them a stipend to produce One afternoon , while my 1 - year - old once ,
that is ...

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ISBN: WISC:89068196708

Category: Underground press publications

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Ladies Home Journal

She'd read once that kisses should make you glow . ... BY FRANK
BROOKHOUSER W dancing and laughing with the jaunty cocksure kid beside
her . She went on dancing and laughing with him , right up until the time he went
away . ... though she could never , in all her looming years , cherish a gay and
haunting little poem written more than a century before . ... a bit in her ankle socks
and her light bright sweater , her cheeks painted by Jack Frost with consummate
artistry and without ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015005337368

Category: Women

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Cencrastus

He you know that ? lucky day . had been trudging all round Britain on a I read that
poem you wrote on the exiles . ... He arrived at ten o ' clock at night : at first I my
kids since we don ' t have a phone but she Yes , she left me when I went to prison
. ... He took off his socks and showed us one of was English he was the
reincarnation of Robert We gave it some cat food ... I they ask you such stupid
questions , like what The thing is I get drenched a lot , and once I haven ' t got
much time ...

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ISBN: IND:30000000245906

Category: Arts

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The Writer

If there is a foxy warning for us in Mr . Todd ' s small poem , it would seem to be
that we had better keep our eyes on one ... And all around her the flowers of
France Laugh from their little bottles ; Echo the barks and blasphemies of love ,
Echo the words she once heard all alone — Out of her tight ebony face comes a
tiny smile , " I am the spider after all , ” she says . ... But I am opposed to easy over
- indulgence where the punishment does not fit the crime , and in this case the " O
My ...

Author: William Henry Hills

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015067412828

Category: Authorship

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Instructor

HINT WHEN USING TEMPERA Sometimes in painting with tempera , the paint
rubs and chips off . ... H . BARBARA WILEDEN TO HELP A SUBSTITUTE On my
desk is a note to the substitute teacher , whoever she may be . ... Blue - eyed
children sing once , then brown - eyed ( they may need help deciding ) ; then all
the ones wearing blue jeans , and ones ... brown shoes , then black ; and finally I
call for all those wearing socks , which of course takes in everybody and gets a
big laugh ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924069810087

Category: Education

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Locomotive Engineers Journal

He is a bachelor pro tem ; His wife's away ; And meanwhile - you can make a
memLife isn't play . ... and socks all strewn about The floor , because he tried one
day To find a shirt she'd put away . once The parlor hasn't once ... Liquid
refreshments are dispensed from my first ; my second richly improves the shining
hours in gathering winter stores ; my whole is easy ... dedicating to “ Mickey Free
” Ella Wheeler Wilcox's beautiful poem , beginning " Laugh , and the world laughs
with you ?

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ISBN: PSU:000067598090

Category: Locomotive engineers

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The Canadian forum

For most of her life children to hide Brumphy under the bed whose Peiris . ...
Everyone went with her anyway , though eventually spirited Brumphy away to
another they could never be sure of eating . ... trying humornothing to eat once
the shock and laughter ously to suggest some motive for her protecthad subsided
. she replied , " Good looking ? ... move without of court while the gallery hooted
with laugh- being used as part of Lalla's daily theatre . ter and gave her a
standing ovation .

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ISBN: NWU:35556015685126

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The Canadian Forum

For most of her life children to hide Brumphy under the bed whose Peiris . ...
Everyone went with her anyway , though eventually spirited Brumphy away to
another they could never be sure of eating . ... and there was nothing to eat once
the shock and laughter ously to suggest some motive for her protecting him - she
replied , " Good looking ? ... She was thrown out Noel and Doris , could hardly
move without of court while the gallery hooted with laughbeing used as part of
Lalla's daily ...

Author: Charles Bruce Sissons

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015061585868

Category: Arts

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Advance

£WITH THE CHILDREN. ... £2% In , - l A Shipboard Birthday By Daisy D.
Stephenson Before Barbara and her mother sailed away to a far distant island in
the Pacific, ... So she confided her fears to her playmate Edith, who only laughed
and advised, “Oh, don't worry. ... "Oh, and socks and sandals! Isn't it fun to have a
summer birthday once? ... esting poem by three Andover-ites who their heads
together.

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ISBN: UIUC:30112033707834

Category: Congregational churches

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