Illustrated by: Clement Oubrerie
Published by: Holt, 1995
Copyright © Marilyn Singer 1995

Please Don’t Squeeze Your Boa, Noah!

(excerpt)

Please don’t squeeze your boa, Noah
Even if it’s fun
No, don’t choke your python, my son
Such a thing’s not done

Be fonder of your anaconda
That’s what you must do
Please don’t squeeze your boa, Noah
Or he might just squeeze you