Alligator Pie

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Alligator Pie
Alligator pie.jpg
Alligator Pie cover
Author Dennis Lee
Illustrator Frank Newfeld
Cover artist Frank Newfeld
Country Canada
Language English
Subject Poetry
Genre Children's
Publisher Macmillan Publishers
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 64
ISBN 978-1-55263-338-0
OCLC 46617830
Preceded by Civil Elegies and Other Poems
Followed by Nicholas Knock and Other People

Alligator Pie, first published in 1974, is a book of children's poetry written by Dennis Lee and illustrated by Frank Newfeld. It won the Book of the Year award from the Canadian Library Association in 1975.[1]

The poem Alligator Pie itself is very popular in Canada and is known by most Canadians.



In 1991, Alligator Pie was made into a short movie with puppeteering by Jani Lauzon and produced by Michael MacMillan.[2]



  1. ^ Book of the Year Award for Children, Canadian Library Association.
  2. ^ Alligator Pie, IMDB