Children's Poet Laureate

Yellow Butter, Purple Jelly, Red Jam, Black Bread

Viking, 1981.

Illustrated by Chaya Burstein.

An early collection of Hoberman's verse, including such favorites as "Brother" and "The Folk Who Live in Backward Town." Burstein's soft pencil drawings pleasantly augment the poems.

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Yellow Butter, Purple Jelly, Red Jam, Black Bread