Books tagged: limerick

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The Curious Story of the Limerick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book creates an awareness of the connection between the place and the poem so that Limerick can establish itself internationally as one of the few places that gave its name to a literary form. It packs in a wealth of detail on the origins and history of the limerick, the Maigue Poets, and the various theories as to how it got its name, while also including numerous samples by various authors.
Slain by Slakey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
These are humorous limericks poking less-than-gentle fun at the Commander-in-Chief. They are a war of words, where the pen is mightier than the sword, or so we can hope.
Keeping My Ghosts Alive
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Keeping My Ghosts Alive is a heartwarming and multi-faceted chronicle of a woman who, up to her untimely death, lived life with exceptional energy and intensity. Having been misdiagnosed with cancer in 2007, she was given one year to live. This is her story written in her words, which were discovered after her death by her husband, who completed her memoir. An enduring monument to Laura Bond.
A Book of South African Limericks
Series: Reading Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 10, 2017 by JohanPublishers. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner, Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
This book has fun limericks aimed at early readers between about Grade 1 and 4. The book is illustrated with fun simple drawings and based broadly on South African themes but will appeal to kids all around the world. The fun of a boy on the beach with a turban to a woman who is "strong as an ox and knows how to box" will appeal to both children and parents.
Poem Shop
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Poems have the ability to speak the thoughts in more than one said way, touching various levels of depth. While the poet pens down with individual perspective, the reader has a freedom to give the concluding thoughts.
366 Days of Poetry
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Australian English. Published: March 4, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
366 poems of fantasy, science fiction, speculation and social comment, exploring the darkness, the future and the fear.
Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Humor, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Where there's anxiety, there will be jokes to express it. Jokes are legitimate folklore--like myth, legend, superstition and song; as such, they reflect what is on people's minds. There's been no shortage of jokes or anxiety, so in this book Dundes reminds us of the jokes we have been telling and reveals the anxiety these jokes reflect. His studies haven't always been popular. Adds a new Foreword.
A Poem A Week
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of 52 poems written by Roger. In no specific genre or type. All poems are written with passion and are easily related to.
Too Many Rhymes, Not Enough Brains
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Too Many Rhymes, Not Enough Brains" is a collection of verse, geared toward school-age children, but suitable for older readers with a lively imagination. Most of the book consists of whimsical poems. but there is a second section for fables in verse. At the end of the book, there is an extra treat.
Strong Arm Tactics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,470. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Wolfe Pack is military SF with a twist! The auxiliary scout platoon known as the Cockroaches contains all the outsiders and oddballs the Galactic Defense Force doesn’t want to have to deal with, but can’t find a way to discharge from the Space Service. They’re savvy, street-smart, wise (if not book-learned), intelligent, survival-oriented, and completely unconventional.