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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

William Jay Smith

William Jay Smith (1918-2015) served as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (a position now called Poet Laureate) from 1968 to 1970 and was twice a finalist for the National Book Award. He lived in Cummington, Massachusetts and Paris.

Laughing Time

William Jay Smith; Illustrated by Fernando Krahn
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

A revised edition of a beloved collection of wacky poems and lopsided limericks.

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