Poems I Wrote When No One Was Looking

Poems I Wrote When No One Was Looking

Illustrated by: Edward Koren
For Ages: 7 - 10
Laugh out loud on this hilarious journey through the kooky creations of Alan Katz and Edward Koren. From the giggle-until-it-hurts author that brought you the Silly Dilly series, this collection of side-splitting verse will have readers slapping their knees and rolling in the aisles. Whether you’re staying out of trouble or constantly causing it, these rowdy rhymes turn our wacky world upside-down to reveal the pitfalls of hopeless homework, tricky travels, sibling shenanigans, and everything in between.
  • Margaret K. McElderry Books | 
  • 160 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416935186 | 
  • October 2011 | 
  • Grades 2 - 5
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About the Author

Alan Katz
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Alan Katz

Alan Katz has been a print and television comedy writer for more than twenty years. In addition to being a multiple Emmy nominee for his work on The Rosie O’Donnell Show and Disney’s “Raw Toonage,” he has written for children’s programming on Nickelodeon, ABC Television, Warner Brothers Animation’s Taz-Mania, and many others. Alan is the author of several adult humor books; he has written humorous essays for The New York Times and other publications. Alan lives in Weston, Connecticut, with his journalist wife, Rose, and their children Simone, Andrew, Nathan, and David. Visit him online at AlanKatzBooks.com.