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Lewis, J. Patrick

Overview
Works: 173 works in 440 publications in 3 languages and 53,340 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Humor  History  Biography  Picture books  Biographies  Historical poetry  Biographical poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3562.E9465, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by J. Patrick Lewis
Please bury me in the library by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems celebrating the joys of reading, books, libraries, and all things literary. There's nothing like curling up with a good book, but you have to be careful. Before you know it, a minute turns into an hour, an hour turns into a day, and a day may turn into eternity. Inspired by the likes of Edward Lear, X.J. Kennedy, and Lewis Carroll, the author of Arithme-Tickle and Scien-Trickery has created a collection of original poems about books and reading that range from sweet to silly to laugh-out-loud funny. Newcomer Kyle M. Stone's clever, witty, and endearing paintings make this the perfect treat for book lovers of all ages
Tugg and Teeny by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tugg, a gorilla, helps his best friend Teeny, a monkey, in her attempts to become a musician, an artist, and a poet
Doodle dandies : poems that take shape by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems each of which appears on the page in the shape of its subject so that the poem looks like whatever it's about
A hippopotamusn't and other animal verses by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than thirty mostly humorous poems about a variety of animals
National Geographic book of animal poetry : 200 poems that squeak, soar, and roar : with favorites from Robert Frost, Jack Prelutsky, Emily Dickinson, and more by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines photography with lyrical text celebrating the animal world, in a compilation that includes works by such poets as Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost and Rudyard Kipling
Arithme-tickle : an even number of odd riddle-rhymes by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations present a variety of math problems
Blackbeard, the pirate king : several yarns detailing the legends, myths, and real-life adventures of history's most notorious seaman : told in verse by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real-life adventures and myths of the most notorious pirate to ever scour the oceans, 18th century Pirate King Edward Teach, have inspired a collection of biographical poems by J. Patrick Lewis. This picture book combines history, adventure, geography, and poetry in a treasure trove of rhymes about Blackbeard and his bloodthirsty seadogs. While Lewis's swashbuckling verse celebrates Blackbeard's mystique, the author's extensive historical note recovers the facts of Edward Teach's life from time-encrusted layers of legend. The spine-tingling poetry also explores many lesser-examined realities amid the mass of mythology inspired by Blackbeard. Each of these 14 poems is written in a distinctive style as Lewis explores different aspects of the pirate's life. Blackbeard's seaborne reign of terror also roars to life in carefully selected historical prints, dating back to the earliest known images of the Pirate King. Blackbeard
First dog by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dog travels the world looking for the perfect place to live, meeting dogs of many breeds before finally returning to Washington, D.C., where he learns of a special family seeking a pet to live in their big, white house
Riddle-icious by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty eight riddle poems to challenge your skill
Spot the plot : a riddle book of book riddles by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen poems pose riddles that challenge readers to "Name That Book." With a glass slipper here and a spiderweb there, Lynn Munsinger's illustrations lead young readers to the solutions
Harlem hellfighters by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--
The frog princess : a Russian folktale by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in French and English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to marry an ugly frog, the youngest son of the Tsar is astounded to learn that the frog is really the beautiful princess Vassilissa the Wise
Poem-mobiles : crazy car poems by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents thirteen poems about wacky, imaginative cars, including the "Sloppy-Floppy-Nonstop-Jalopy," the "Bathtub Limousine," and the "High Heel Car."
The moonbow of Mr. B. Bones by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new boy in a small mountain village tries to discredit the old peddler who sells magic jars of sundrops, moonbows, and the like; but though he drives the old man away, something remarkable does happen in the sky
The snowflake sisters by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two snowflakes named Crystal and Ivory travel on Santa's sleigh and make their way through the wintry sky until they become part of a snowboy in Central Park
Wing nuts : screwy haiku by Paul B Janeczko( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of short, funny poems for kids
Freedom like sunlight : praisesongs for Black Americans by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents poems and brief biographical notes about well-known African-Americans
Scien-trickery : riddles in science by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems that describe people, places, and things associated with science, including oxygen, the ocean, and germs
Edgar Allan Poe's pie : math puzzlers in classic poems by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Borrows themes from famous poems and flips them on their head to create humorous verses and riddles in a collection of math-based problem-solving parodies
When thunder comes : poems for civil rights leaders by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry inspired by various leaders of civil rights. Featuring Coretta Scott King, Harvey Milk, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Sylvia Mendez, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mamie Carthan Till, Helen Zia, Josh Gibson, Dennis James Banks, Mitsuye Endo, Ellison Onizuka, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Yunus, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner. Includes brief descriptions of each leader at the end of the book
 
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Please bury me in the library
Alternative Names
J. Patrick Lewis American children's writer and poet

Patrick Lewis, J. 1942-

Ruisu, J. Patorikku 1942-

루이스, J. 패트릭 1942-

루이스, 존 패트릭 1942-

루이스, 패트릭 1942-

ルイス, J. パトリック

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Tugg and TeenyDoodle dandies : poems that take shapeA hippopotamusn't and other animal versesArithme-tickle : an even number of odd riddle-rhymesBlackbeard, the pirate king : several yarns detailing the legends, myths, and real-life adventures of history's most notorious seaman : told in verseFirst dogRiddle-iciousSpot the plot : a riddle book of book riddles