‘Twas in the Month of Liverpool
‘Twas in the month of Liverpool
In the city of July,
The snow was raining heavily,
The streets were very dry.
The flowers were sweetly singing,
The birds were in full bloom,
As I went down the cellar
To sweep an upstairs room.
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From The Kingfisher Book of Funny Poems
Children of all ages will laugh out loud after reading this comic collection of poems. Roger McGough has compiled a wonderful array of favorite writers past and present — from the classic verse of Lewis Carroll and Ogden Nash to the ridiculous rhymes of Jack Prelutsky and Shel Silverstein. With over 200 poems, this humorously illustrated book is a must for any family library.