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 Harcourt, Inc. This material may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the publisher.
Source: The Oxford Illustrated Book of American Children’s Poems (1999)
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Poet Mary Ann Hoberman b. 1930
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