Thursday, September 28, 2006

Jack Prelutsky Named First Children's Poet Laureate

Jack Prelutsky: Picture from
Kids' favorite Jack Prelutsky has been named the very first Children's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation! Mr. Prelutsky has written over 35 books, which together have sold over a million copies. He will receive a special medallion and $25,000. Mr. Prelutsky said of the honor, "I'm honored and baffled by this whole thing. And tickled."

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