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Liza Lou and the Yeller Belly Swamp by Mercer Mayer
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Oct 05, 07

bookshelves: picturebooks
Recommended for: everyone

Gorgeously vibrant and detailed illustrations. Fantastical, superbly stupid monsters hopelessly prone to grand theatrics. A smart, spunky female lead. A beguiling singsong dialect and poems to match. A melodramatic oppossum that gives Waldo some stiff competition in the find-me business. A brilliant tribute to Great American Swamp culture. This book is unparalleled.

Yellerbelly cottonmouth
Possum up a tree
You can catch the swamp fever
But you can't catch me!
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