The Looking Glass : New Perspectives on Children's Literature, Vol 6, No 1 (2002)

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LG Lore - "Alligator Pie, Alligator Pie, If I don't get some I think I'm gonna die"

Jeffrey Canton


For more than twenty-five years, Canadian kids have feasted on the delicious nonsense verse of poet Dennis Lee. No single collection of his is more loved than Alligator Pie, which has rightly been called a Canadian Mother Goose and was the first significant collection of poetry for Canadian kids that acknowledged their own unique Canadian landscape.

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The Looking Glass: new perspectives on children's literature

ISBN 1551-5680