Are you happy, sad, bored, mad? Whatever your mood, just flip through this book and you'll find your place in an exciting world created for...you! It's the world of poetry, nonsensical and real, thoughtful and funny. There's a poem for every occasion, plus fourteen poems written especially for this book by Jack Prelutsky to introduce each section. And every page is exuberantly illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Arnold Lobel. Altogether this book is a feast for the mind as well as the eye.The Random House Book of Poetry for Children, First Edition was published 1983 under ISBN 9780394850108 and ISBN 0394850106.