More Goops and How Not to Be Them

Gelett Burgess produced this second book on the Goops with entertaining cartoons and caricatures of misbehaving children. The poems describe many different breaches of tact and good manners.

Frank Gelett Burgess (1866 – 1951)
He was an artist, art critic, poet, author and humorist. An important figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary renaissance of the 1890s, particularly through his iconoclastic little magazine, The Lark, he is best known as a writer of nonsense verse. He was the author of the popular Goops books, and he invented the blurb.
Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Humorous Fiction, Poetry

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