by Douglas Florian

A big book of Florian verse, now in paperback

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152061487
  • ISBN-10: 0152061487
  • Pages: 160
  • Publication Date: 04/01/2008
  • Carton Quantity: 40

About the book

Karate Kids
One was a black belt.
One was a brown.
One had a loose belt;
His pants fell down.

Silly, irreverent, and always clever, these poems showcase Douglas Florian’s talent for creating outrageously entertaining verse. More than 150 witty poems accompanied by droll black-and-white drawings will knock the socks off devoted poetry fans and newcomers alike.

About the author
Douglas Florian

DOUGLAS FLORIAN is the creator of many acclaimed poetry picture books, including lizards, frogs, and polliwogs, a Child Magazine Best Book of the Year; mammalabilia, an ABA's Pick of the Lists; and insectlopedia, a New York Times bestseller, ALA Notable Children's Book, and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. He lives with his family in New York City.


"This clever collection of light verse . . . is sure to draw fans of Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky, and other purveyors of nonsense."--School Library Journal

"Goofy and clever and playful . . . A perfect book for any young reader who wants a laugh."--Paul B. Janeczko, author of A Poke in the I