poet Jack Prelutsky

Jack Prelutsky

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Jack Prelutsky is an American writer of children's poetry. He lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife, Carolynn.

Early Life

Jack Prelutsky was born on September 8, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York to Charles, an electrician, and Dorothea, a homemaker. While he was still a baby, a fire burned his family's apartment and he was saved by his Uncle Charlie, who was a stand up comic who played the Borscht Belt. He was poor growing up, and he said he was "...a sensitive kid in a working class neighborhood. I got beat up a lot. I was a skinny kid with a big mouth. A bad combination."

He attended local public schools in the Bronx, hated the experience, and was... more »

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  • Mary Hughey Cathcart (9/26/2020 9:42:00 AM)

    When I was teaching elementary students, my books were all over the place, fortunately, many were in the desks and the hands of my students. There was one favorite book was " The New Kid on the Block." It was so popular that children sometimes hid it in their desks in order to read it during free reading time.

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  • Lorie (9/21/2020 10:27:00 AM)

    My Class-mates and me are crazy over your poems, Your Poems are my class Favorite Poems we write two Poems A day and read them all on Friday we love your Poems

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  • Camden Daves (5/8/2020 11:27:00 AM)

    My favorite poem in the world is by Jack Prelusky! It is I met a dragon face to face! I love it because it is so true with me, when you read you're not just reading it, you're experiencing it. It's like you're in the world that you're reading about, it sparks imagination.

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  • Mahari (3/6/2020 8:51:00 AM)

    This is a good poem, I read is today

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  • julia (1/30/2020 4:14:00 PM)

    i love, '' my first best friend''

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  • killer (12/3/2019 12:28:00 PM)

    epicly cool jack preskly

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  • nadia (10/10/2019 3:19:00 PM)

    JACK PRELUTSKY IS THE BEST

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  • aaaaaaaaaaa (9/26/2019 6:24:00 PM)

    this was a wierd poem

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  • fight me (9/26/2019 6:22:00 PM)

    He is an awesome poet!

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Best Poem of Jack Prelutsky

Bleezer's Ice Cream

I am Ebenezer Bleezer,
I run BLEEZER'S ICE CREAM STORE,
there are flavors in my freezer
you have never seen before,
twenty-eight divine creations
too delicious to resist,
why not do yourself a favor,
try the flavors on my list:

COCOA MOCHA MACARONI
TAPIOCA SMOKED BALONEY
CHECKERBERRY CHEDDAR CHEW
CHICKEN CHERRY HONEYDEW
TUTTI-FRUTTI STEWED TOMATO
TUNA TACO BAKED POTATO
LOBSTER LITCHI LIMA BEAN
MOZZARELLA MANGOSTEEN
ALMOND HAM MERINGUE SALAMI
YAM ANCHOVY PRUNE PASTRAMI
SASSAFRAS SOUVLAKI HASH
SUKIYAKI SUCCOTASH
BUTTER BRICKLE ...

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