And the green grass grew all around: folk poetry from everyone

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Do your ears hang low, Do they wobble to and fro?

If they do, you may be a folk poet! From autograph rhymes to street rhymes, from riddles to nonsense rhymes, folk poetry celebrates the vitality and originality of everyday language.Birdie, birdie, in the Sky, Why'd you do that in my eye?

Compiled by renowned folklorist Alvin Schwartz and illustrated with antic humor by Sue Truesdell, here is a treasure trove of more than 250 folk poems to share with friends and family. It may even inspire you to create your own!Understand, rubberband?

Notable Children's Books of 1993 (ALA)1993 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)1992 Books for Youth Editors' Choices (BL)Children's Choices for 1993 (IRA/CBC)Children's Books of 1992 (Library of Congress)100 Books for Reading and Sharing 1992 (NY Public Library)Bulletin Blue Ribbons 1992 (BCCB)1993 Notable Trade Books in the Language Arts (NCTE)1993-4 Alabama Emphasis on Reading Award

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