Friday, December 18, 2009

Vintage Dinosaur Art: Long Gone

This poem appeared in a Macmillan reading textbook called Snails to Whales, published in 1989. I picked it up used in a Lafayette, IN thrift store. Emily Wakefield or Mary Bauer, I've got your book if you ever want it back.

Dinosaur Poem

Bob Shein is credited as the artist. Long Gone comes from a collection of kid's poems called Zoo Doings by Jack Prelutskey, who also published a collection called Tyrannosaur Was a Beast, illustrated by Arnold Lobel, who you may remember from last week's vintage dinosaur art post.

1 comment:

  1. Tyrannosaurus was a Beast was one of my childhood favorites. The Deinonychus poem is at the top of my list to this day.


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