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April 26, 2016


Zoomberry hits bookshelves across Canada! Available wher..

April 02, 2016

The TSO Presents Alligator Pie!

Sat Apr 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM Sat Apr 2, 2016 at 4:00 PM Ro..

May 31, 2015

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Alligator Pie!

Canadian author Dennis Lee’s award-winning collection ..

Books by Dennis Lee

  • Zoomberry


    Zoomberry, zoomberry, zoomberry pie: Zoomberry, zoomberry, now I can fly. Who hasn’t dreamed of flying? In this enchanting story poem by Canada’s Father Goose, a grumpy wizard shares his secret spell for taking flight. Based on Dennis Lee’s poem “The …

  • Garbage Delight

    Garbage Delight Board Book

    A delightful dose of “Canada’s Father Goose” for pint-sized poetry fans! Based on the title poem of Dennis Lee’s classic collection, Garbage Delight is a feast for the senses, a stew of sly humour and memorable rhymes. This sturdy, standalone …

  • Melvis and Elvis

    Melvis and Elvis

    Canadian kidslit legend Dennis Lee’s first new children’s collection in more than a decade-in collaboration with bestselling illustrator Jeremy Tankard. Melvis the monster And Elvis the elf Were hunting for books On the library shelf- One on the carpet, And …

  • Alligator Pie Board Book

    Alligator Pie Board Book

    A slice of Alligator Pie-sized for little ones! One of the best loved Canadian poems of all time, “Alligator Pie” established Dennis Lee’s reputation as “Canada’s Father Goose” when it appeared in his classic poetry collection of the same name in …

  • Alligator Pie

    Alligator Pie

    “You can almost hear the skipping rope slapping the sidewalk,” wrote Margaret Laurence of Dennis Lee’s timeless poetry collection Alligator Pie.

  • Bubblegum Delicious

    Bubblegum Delicious

    This boisterous collection of schoolyard and street rhymes surprises

  • GarbageDelight

    Garbage Delight

    Peppered with regional names, sing-song rhythms and a dash of wicked fun.

  • Ice-Cream-Store-Cover

    The Ice Cream Store

    Young readers will fall in love all over again with Dennis Lee’s light-hearted verse, which embraces universal childhood experiences of every flavour.

  • The Cat and the Wizard

    The Cat and the Wizard

    No one needs a wizard and his old bag of tricks—until the day he meets a black cat with a spiffy hat and a lonely heart. Together they share a magical night in Toronto’s Casa Loma castle, enjoying a candlelight …