The Folk Who Live in Backward Town
Mary Ann Hoberman, “The Folk Who Live in Backward Town” from The Llama Who Had No Pajamas: 100 Favorite Poems. Copyright © 1959 and renewed 1987 by Mary Ann Hoberman. Reprinted with the permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Inc. This material may not be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the publisher.
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Poet Mary Ann Hoberman b. 1930
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