Knock on wood

poems about superstitions by Janet S. Wong

Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Superstition -- Juvenile poetry,
  • Children"s poetry, American,
  • Superstition -- Poetry,
  • American poetry

About the Edition

A collection of seventeen original poems about superstitions, including walking under a ladder, breaking a mirror, and knocking on wood. Includes notes about the superstitions.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Janet S. Wong ; illustrated by Julie Paschkis.
GenreJuvenile poetry., Poetry.
ContributionsPaschkis, Julie, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.O578 K58 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3554416M
ISBN 100689855125
LC Control Number2002008319
OCLC/WorldCa49977782

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Knocking on wood, also touch wood, is an apotropaic tradition of literally touching, tapping, or knocking on wood, or merely stating that one is doing or intending to do so, in order to avoid "tempting fate" after making a favorable prediction or boast, or a declaration concerning one's own death or another unfavorable situation.

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Bring humor, creativity and smarts to everyday life. knock on wood definition: 1. said in order to avoid bad luck, either when you mention good luck that you have had in the past.

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However, many years have passed since this book was published; it would be nice to see a follow up.5/5(3). 'Knock on wood' is known from the early 20th century; for example, The Syracuse Herald, February Neglecting to knock on wood may have been responsible for the weather's unseemly behaviour today.

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