J. Patrick Lewis

Books by This Author

Spot the Plot: A Riddle Book of Book Riddles

Illustrated by: Lynn Munsinger
Age Level: 6-9
Short rhymes are riddles, asking readers to figure out which books are being described while additional clues are presented in animated illustrations. From Click, Clack, Moo to traditional folktales, young readers (and their adults) will enjoy this interactive book.

The Fantastic 5 & 10 Cent Store: A Rebus Adventure

Illustrated by: Valorie Fisher
Age Level: 6-9
The townspeople are flummoxed when a new store mysteriously appears. But Benny Penny examines its mysterious stock — from the flying toaster to a walking teapot. Surreal illustrations correspond with the story revealed rebus-style, with words and pictures. The truly fantastic tale is told in complete words at the end.

The Last Resort

Illustrated by: Roberto Innocenti
Age Level: 6-9
On an afternoon like any other, an artist's imagination disappears — and never returns. His quest to recover it leads him to The Last Resort, a remote seaside hotel visited by some remarkable guests who are inspired by famous literary figures. Illustrated by renowned artist Roberto Innocenti, this book is a celebration of the imagination and is sure to appeal to bibliophiles of all ages.

Underwear Salesman

Illustrated by: Serge Bloch
Age Level: 6-9
Various occupations have never been so much fun as when they are presented in verse and amusing mixed media illustrations. Wordplay and puns abound, often laugh-out-loud funny.

Wing Nuts: Screwy Haiku

Illustrated by: Tricia Tusa
Age Level: 6-9
Sophisticated readers will appreciate the sly humor and wordplay in the "kissin' cousin of haiku." Senyru focuses on everyday activities (e.g., "Freedom vanishes, as the babysitter arrives… kids are tied in nots") complemented here by comic illustrations.

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