Informationen zum Autor Lou Brooks is a renowned illustrator and comic artist whose work ranges from updating the "little guy in the top hat" logo design for the game Monopoly to! most recently! the '50s pulp-fiction-style illustrations for The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science . He has also designed and illustrated covers for Time and Newsweek ! and in the 1970s created a comic strip for Playboy that achieved a cult following. He lives with his wife in a cabin in the woods several hours north of San Francisco. Klappentext A book of tongue-twisting limericks! perfect to read aloud and sure to become a popular party game. With snappy illustrations throughout. Ages: 8+ Zusammenfassung Pure nuttiness: the Twimerick ! a fiendish confection of limerick plus tongue-twister! topped off by the deliciously whacky illustrations of its inventor! Lou Brooks. To wit (and to be read out loud quickly): A petulant flatulent platypus starts! To tooting and flouting his flute to his farts! But at platypus outings! His flatulent floutings! Flout his flute flat at the tootiest parts. Nonsensical whimsy-or whimsical nonsense-Twimericks are a form of wordplay that are irresistible for kids! as well as for grown-ups unafraid to be silly; perfect to be read at parties or in a classroom when learning poetry (that's right! who knew poetry could be so much fun?). And the book itself! like the best poetry collections! is a gem offering one Twimerick per page! each illustrated in full-color by the author! a legendary commercial artist. Open to any page and feel the unbridled creative energy spilling out. It's pure happiness.
A book of tongue-twisting limericks, perfect to read aloud and sure to become a popular party game. With snappy illustrations throughout. Ages: 8+