Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It

About the Author: Gail Carson Levine

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  • Hardcover
  • 80 pages
  • Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It
  • Gail Carson Levine
  • English
  • 22 November 2017
  • 0061787256

Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It This Is Just To SayIf You Re Looking For A Nice Happy Bookput This One Down And Run Away QuicklyForgive Me Sweetness And Good Cheer Are BoringInspired By William Carlos Williams S Famous Poem This Is Just To Say, Newbery Honor Author Gail Carson Levine Delivers A Wickedly Funny Collection Of Her Own False Apology Poems, Imagining How Tricksters Really Feel About The Mischief They Make Matthew Cordell S Clever And Playful Line Art Lightheartedly Captures The Spirit Of The Poetry This Is The Perfect Book For Anyone Who S Ever Apologized And Not Really Meant It.

10 thoughts on “Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It

  1. Karin says:

    I have enjoyed several of Gail Carson Levine s books in the past and was very curious when I saw that this poetry collection was written by her as well I hope you don t think I m ignorant, but I had never heard of false apology poems before picking up this book and while I know the name William Carlos Williams, I had never read This Is Just To Say, which this book is inspired by For those of you that haven t read it either, here it is This Is Just To SayI have eatenthe plumsthat were inthe i I have enjoyed several of Gail Carson Levine s books in the past and was very curious when I saw that this poetry collection was written by her as well I ...

  2. Betsy says:

    I tend to run my bookgroup for kids between the ages of 9 12 like a gentle dictatorship I choose the books, the kids vote on them, and so it goes Now if the kids had their way we d be reading fantasy novels day in and day out every single week With that in mind, I like to try to make them read something a little different once in a while For example, one week I might try to get them to read a Newbery winner The next I would try to encourage them to dip into some nonfiction One type of book I tend to run my bookgroup for kids between the ages of 9 12 like a gentle dictatorship I choose the books, the kids vote on them, and so it goes Now if the kids had their way we d be reading fantasy novels day in and day out every single week With that in mind, I like to try to make them read something a little different once in a while For example, one week I might try to get them to read a Newbery winner The next I would try to encourage them to dip into some nonfiction One type of book I haven t had the nerve to attempt for years, though, ...

  3. Shoshana says:

    This is just to sayI have readthe poemsthat were in the bookand for whichyou should probablyapologizeto William Carlos WillamsForgive meparodies are deliciousso sweetand so cool

  4. Terri says:

    Oh my, the things a teacher can do with this book It is an obvious invitation to writing, but can also be used to teach allusion, tone, perspective, and that s just the beginning Levine lets many familiar folk and fairy tale characters offer tongue in cheek apologies that fly right over the head of readers who aren t familiar with the old tales My favorites Jack s cow, who thinks she s worththan five magic beans and Pinocchio, who thinks telling lies is fun and doesn t want to be a Oh my, the things a teacher can do with this book It is an obvious invitation to writing, but can also be used to teach allusion, tone, perspective, and that s just the beginning Levine lets many familiar folk and fairy tale characters offer tongue in cheek apologies that fly right over the head of readers who aren t familiar with the old tales My favorites Jack s cow, who thinks she s worththan five magic beans and Pinocchio, who thinks telling lies is fun and doesn t want to be a real boy anyway, come to mind Oddly, I didn t find a poem to accompany the illustration on the cover Maybe I has two pages stick together or something, but I never on...

  5. Natalie says:

    I love how grouchy and mean these poems are.Most of these poems are taken from well known tales and nursery rhymes Jack and the Beanstalk, Humpty Dumpty, Row, Row, Row Your Boat, The Little Train, etc and many of these poems made me laugh out loud I pushed your boat out of the gentle stream where you were merrily singing and rowing Forgive me life is but a nightmare I have chewed through the tall beanstalk which you recently stepped off way up there Forgive me I think I m worththan fi I love how grouchy and mean these poems are.Most of these poems are taken from well known tales and nursery rhymes Jack and the Beanstalk, Humpty Dumpty, Row, Row, Row Your Boat, The Little Train, etc and many of these poems made me laugh out loud I pushed your boat out of the gentle stream where you were me...

  6. Angela says:

    Inspired by the Williams Carlos Williams poem, This is Just to Say , Levine has provided an insightful introduction to the form of a false apology poem, as well as provided a sampling of her own A collection Shel Silverstein would be proud of Highly recommended for schools and confidence building in both reading, writing and poetic forms Black and white illustrations in a Silverstein tribute by the wonderful Matthew Cordell.Here s one of my favorites THIS IS JUST TO SAYWhile you were buyingd Inspired by the Williams Carlos Williams poem, This is Just to Say , Levine has provided an insightful introduction to the form of a false apology poem, as well as provided a sampling of her own A collection Shel Silverstein would be proud of Highly recommended for schools and confidence building in both reading, writing and poetic forms Black and white illustrations in a Silverstein tri...

  7. Edward Sullivan says:

    An amusing collection of poems inspired by the William Carlos Williams poem This is Just to Say Matthew Cordell s entertaining illustrations are a good complement to Levines s light hearted verse See also Joyce Sidman s anthology on a simila...

  8. Julianne says:

    laughs really hard and then rushes off to commit offenses for which she can write false apology poems.

  9. Kara says:

    Gail Carson Levine takes William Carlos Williams poem about apologizing for eating the delicious, cold plums and makes a whole book of poetry based on the idea of tongue in check apologies.Some are about parents or children apologizing to each other for bad grades or upcoming babysitters, but most of them are based on fairy tales, giving other characters a chance to speak, such as the cow from Jack and the Beanstalk, getting her revenge for being sold off for a measly five beans.My favorite In Gail Carson Levine takes William Carlo...

  10. Rebecca says:

    I laughed out loud several times reading Gail Carson Levine s many takes on William Carlos Williams famous poem This Is Just To Say The fairy tale and nursery rhyme references make especially fun poems Might be fun to pair with a trickster tale and write that character s false apology Levine...