Bobbing for Apples

by Jack Prelutsky

Bobbing for Apples by Jack Prelutsky

Watch us bobbing for an apple,
For an apple apple apple,
But no apple apple apple,
Not an apple I can get.

Oh I cannot catch an apple,
Not one apple apple apple.
Though my sister got an apple,
All I got was soaking wet.

  — Jack Prelutsky

Copyright © 1996. All Rights Reserved. From It's Halloween. Greenwillow Books. Reprinted by permission of the author.

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From It's Halloween

Thirteen poems to spice up the holiday that ghouls and ghosts love most. “Prelutsky’s Nightmares tamed for beginning readers. They’re catchy at the most rudimentary level.”–Kirkus Reviews.

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Jack Prelutsky has filled more than fifty books of verse with his inventive wordplay, including the national bestsellers The Wizard, Scranimals, and The New Kid on the Block. He is also the author of Be Glad Your Nose is on your Face, a collection of his most celebrated verses. He was named the nation’s first Children’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.

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