J. Patrick Lewis

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J. Patrick Lewis

Poet of the MonthJ. Patrick Lewis

BiographyBorn: May 5, 1942 in Gary, IN as a TWIN!Family: Married with 3 children, 2 step children and 5 grand kids.Number of Books: 95Style: He writes all kinds of poems, but he mostly loves to write silly poems and use rhyme!


Awards*Golden Kite Award*Claudia Lewis Award*2014 Cybils Award for Poetry*2010-2011 NCTE Excellence in Children's Poetry Award

He has written stacks of books!

What If Books Had Different Names ?By J. Patrick LewisWhat if books had different namesLike Alice in ...Underland?Furious George,Goodnight Noon,Babar the Beaver, andA Visit From Saint Tickle Us,Or Winnie-the -Pooh Pooh-Poohs,The Walrus and the Carp and Her,The Emperor Has No Clues,Or Mary Had a Little Clam, And how about Green Eggs and Spam?Well, surely you can think of one.Oh, What extraordinary, Merry Huckleberry Funn!

Works Cited"Children's Poem "Mosquito" by U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis." YouTube. YouTube. Web. 19 Feb. 2015. 'lt;https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5jiwL-_oJs'gt;."J. Patrick Lewis | Children's Poet ' Author | Scenes From My Life." J. Patrick Lewis | Children's Poet ' Author | Scenes From My Life. Web. 19 Feb. 2015. 'lt;http://www.jpatricklewis.com/scenes.shtml'gt;."J. Patrick Lewis." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. Web. 19 Feb. 2015. 'lt;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._Patrick_Lewis'gt;.Lewis, J. Patrick, and Kyle M. Stone. "What If Books Had Different Names?" Please Bury Me in the Library. Orlando, Fla.: Gulliver /Harcourt, 2005. Print.

He was even named the U.S. Children's Poet Laureate (2011-2013) by the Poetry Foundation in Chicago.

Try to create some more lines to his poem yourself!


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