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Sit on a Potato Pan, Otis!: More Palindromes

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Eegad, Agee! Not another palindrome book!
Well-known author and illustrator Jon Agee has been playing with words again, and now a third collection of clever, absurd, and hilarious reversible phrases is the result. These palindromes and their accompanying cartoons will inspire laughs long after first sight. One may feel compelled to go through the book again backwards -- ap
Hardcover, 80 pages
Published April 16th 1999 by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Feb 19, 2010 Jennifer rated it liked it
I'm still amazed that people can come up with palindromes, but there they are. You would think that it'd be impossible to find words or sentences that are spelled the same backwards and forwards, but Agee's got a whole series of these books going. His illustrations are so cute and funny too, you get a sense that these books bridge the gap between comics for kids and esoteric New Yorker comics for high-brow adults. Some neato palindromes include:

"Naive was I ere I saw Evian."
"Darn ocelots stole C
Mar 05, 2009 Sean rated it liked it
Agee's book of palindromes is one of the most entertaining reads i've had in a while. read it forward or backward, the funky illustrations and dynamic diction are sure to rock your socks.
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Oct 06, 2014 Dolly rated it liked it
Recommends it for: middle grade readers
This is an entertaining collection of palindromes, some of which are quite long and humorous. The illustrations are cartoonish and complement the palindromes nicely.

Even though we'd read some of the palindromes in other books by Jon Agee, our girls loved reading these aloud and we will certainly look for more books like this at our local library.
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