General Events

May 31, 2015

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Alligator Pie!

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

February 09, 2015

Dennis Lee at Reading for the Love of It

Dennis Lee will be a keynote speaker at the 2015 Reading..

February 07, 2015

Dennis Lee at Totsapalooza 2015

Can-Lit icon Dennis Lee launches his first collection ..

Books by Dennis Lee

  • 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 …