Please help me find my Childhood?
May 13, 2016 11:28 AM   Subscribe

A long, long time ago, probably (maybe?) at a Scholastic Book sale, I bought a book. This would have been in the mid-to-late-80s? See inside for clues.

It was a book of poetry, riddles, and other fun things.

Clue the First:
1. I believe the cover was purple, but with a picture of something made with noodles?
2. The title may have had "Noodles" in it.
3. The only two things I recall from INSIDE the book were:

the riddle about getting a fox, chicken and grain across the river.

The "One Bright Day in the Middle of the Night" poem.

I would love to find a copy of it! Sound familiar?
posted by Dressed to Kill to Grab Bag (3 answers total)
This sounds like something by Alvin Schwartz. Maybe "I Saw You in the Bathtub" or "Flapdoodle" or "Tomfoolery"?
posted by Emera Gratia at 11:43 AM on May 13, 2016

Noodles, Nitwits, and Numskulls maybe?
posted by aaebig at 12:16 PM on May 13, 2016 [1 favorite]

Ding ding ding!!! The different cover threw me but it looks like I had a different edition! Omg thank you!
posted by Dressed to Kill at 12:33 PM on May 13, 2016

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