The Book of Tongue-Twisting Limericks
Published by Workman Publishing
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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
To tooting and flouting his flute to his farts,
But at platypus outings,
His flatulent floutings,
Flout his flute flat at the
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.