Well, Hardly Ever
Never throw a brick at a drownin’ man
Outside a grocery store—
Always throw him a bar of soap—
And he’ll wash himself ashore.
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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.