Poppy Or the Snake

Who's got game? An old man who knows how to pay attention or a snake who can trick anyone into trusting a false promise? In the Morrisons' version of this timeless fable, the moral ending is revitalized with a clever new spin.

Author: Toni Morrison

Publisher: Scribner Book Company

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Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 32

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Who's got game? An old man who knows how to pay attention or a snake who can trick anyone into trusting a false promise? In the Morrisons' version of this timeless fable, the moral ending is revitalized with a clever new spin.

Who s Got Game

Presents three fables, two of which are in rhyming text, involving a grasshopper who does not think about the future, a mouse who wants to be more like a lion, and a snake with an attitude.

Author: Toni Morrison

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743283910

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 112

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Presents three fables, two of which are in rhyming text, involving a grasshopper who does not think about the future, a mouse who wants to be more like a lion, and a snake with an attitude.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

... turtle USE Western pond turtle California poplar USE Black cottonwood
California poppy ( May Subd Geog ) ( QK495. ... zonata Mountain king snake ,
California Mountain kingsnake , California BT Lampropeltis Poppy , California
Poppy ...

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My Mom the Money Nut

On Saturday morning , while Poppy ' s fixing the front step , I feed the chickens .
Matilda ' s fluttering and pecking at the feed , when all of a sudden a shiny ,
yellowy - brown thing slithers out of the barn . Hey , it ' s a snake ! “ Poppy ! Help !

Author: Betty Bates

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780823403479

Category: Mothers and daughters

Page: 158

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A young girl has difficulty understanding and reconciling herself to her mother's materialistic values.

Children s Literature Review

Poppy or the Snake ? , by Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison , illustrated by
Pascal Lemaître . Booklist 100 , no . 12 ( 15 February 2004 ) : 1077 . Notes that ,
though the " Who ' s Got Game ? " series has been uneven in quality , Who ' s Got
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The Publishers Weekly

Lion or the Mouse?,” and snakes will be snakes in "Who's Got Game? Poppy or
the Snake?" When a grandfather affectionately known as Poppy runs over a
snake, the slithering creature craftily guilts the man into making amends. But
when the ...

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Teach Yourself Azeri for English Students

B ) axe , yes , dog , nightingale , cloud , iron , pipe ( tube ) , poppy , snake ,
pomegranate , hand , what , this ( it ) , squirrel , horse , Yes , axe , nightingale ,
iron , cloud , poppy , dog , snake , pipe ( tube ) , pomegranate , hand , iron , horse
, this ...

Author: T. M. Khudazarov

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Category: Azerbaijani language

Page: 350

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21 At least three major changes can be easily identified in this comics version
which features the long - standing animosity between man and snake : ( 1 ) The
man in the story is assigned the name Poppy ; ( 2 ) The setting of the story is ...

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A New Friend

Eight-year-old Sophie Mouse's excited to return to school after the long winter break, but there's a new student--a snake--and Sophie and the other animals are afraid to sit near him, much less ask him to play with them, because they've ...

Author: Poppy Green

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481428322

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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Eight-year-old Sophie Mouse is excited to return to school after the long winter break, but there is a new student--a snake--and Sophie and the other animals are afraid to sit near him, much less ask him to play with them, because they have heard snakes are awful.

Bulletin of the Center for Children s Books

Poppy or the Snake ?; written by Toni and Slade Morrison ; illus . by Pascal Le
Maitre . Scribner , 2004 32p ISBN 0-7432-2249-0 $ 17.95 R Gr . 3-5 In the
lamplight glow of a darkened cabin , Nate confesses to his grandfather , Poppy ,
that he ...

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The Friend of China

The venom of the snake was to act as a narcotic instead of the opium . ... in the
Authorized Version , “ gall , " " hemlock , " " poison , ” “ venom " ) is taken by
Gesenius , very decidedly , to be “ the poppy ; " and the “ water of gall ” in Jer . viii
.

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Library Journal

Poppy Or the Snake ? by Toni Morrison Scribner 0-743-22249-0 $ 16.95
Opening Skinner's Box Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth
Century by Lauren Slater W.W. Norton & Company 0-393-05095-5 $ 24.95
GRAHAM ROBB ...

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

The Will of Allah

Following them came Poppy Fanshawe , and as the men saw her they greeted
her appearance with hearty applause . She wore a green frock , which glittered
all over as though with the scales of a snake , giving a wonderful effect of green
and ...

Author: Kathlyn Rhodes

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Page: 379

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Sword Blades and Poppy Seed

A crested snake , With his eyes awake . His body was green with a metal
brightness Like an emerald set in a kind of whiteness , And all down his curling
length were disks , Evil vermilion asterisks , They paled and flooded As wounds
fresh ...

Author: Amy Lowell

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Page: 246

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The Roman Imperial Coinage Antoninus Pius to Commodus

at feet , snake , 246 ; holding branch , I. arm on chair : at feet , snake , 266 , 267 ;
offering poppy to snake , 243 , 266 n ; holding corn - ears : at feet , snake coiled
round altar , 244 ; feeding snake , 424 ; feeding ( out of patera ) snake coiled ...

Author: Harold Mattingly

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The Roman Imperial Coinage

at feet , snake , 246 ; holding branch , I . arm on chair : at feet , snake , 266 , 267 ;
offering poppy to snake , 243 , 266 n ; holding corn - ears : at feet , snake coiled
round altar , 244 ; feeding snake , 424 ; feeding ( out of patera ) snake coiled ...

Author: Carol Humphrey Vivian Sutherland

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Dramatics

Suddenly , he sat up . His eyes were hard and blue and wide open and his skin
was marble white . An Irishman . DAVEY : ( TO “ Poppy : " ) Which one , Poppy ,
which one was it ? Was it bad ? Was it real bad ? Which one ? DAVID : “ Snakes .

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Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum

snake | Scythia , standing I . , holding crown coiled round tree : legs crossed , 855
. and parazonium , towered , 191 . ... 199 , 208 : below , boat , 261 n . offering
poppy to snake , 499 D . , Shield , on two spears , EQVESTER 500 n . , 502 n .

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Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum Antoninus Pius to Commodus 2 v

Salus , standing 1 . , feeding snake , 669 ; Seasons , the Four , as boys at play ,
snake coiled round altar , 115 , 735 n . ... 199 , 208 : below , boat , 261 n . offering
poppy to snake , 499 D . , Shield , on two spears , EQVESTER 500 n . , 502 n .

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Poppy s Place

Poppy found herself staring into the most incredible eyes she ' d ever seen ;
amber and fringed by long dark lashes . Eyes that held an ... haven ' t seen a
snake all afternoon and except for being broken a few times , my heart is just fine
.

Author: Sylvia Renfro

Publisher: Montlake Romance

ISBN: 9780803497146

Category: Fiction

Page: 186

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Poppy has to face her toughest decision, can she leave her family's diner and all she holds dear to follow the love of her life, Josh, who happens to be a documentary film maker - the one profession she abhors?