From the book The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!
My name is Double Danny and
I always do things twice.
I’m completely double-jointed
and I’m double doggone nice.
When I see a double feature,
I prefer to double date.
I arrive there double early
and I leave there double late.
I like double talking, double-time,
and doing double takes.
I wear double-breasted jackets,
and eat double-layered cakes.
When it comes to doing homework though,
I’m not a double dunce.
For I’ve got a double standard,
and I only do it once.
— Kenn Nesbitt
Copyright © 2001. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 4
From the Book The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!
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