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Jack Prelutsky
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Gender Male
Animal Bear
Job Poet
Book debut Arthur and the Poetry Contest
Cartoon debut "I'm a Poet"
Voiced by Himself

Jack Prelutsky (born September 8, 1940, in New York) is a famous writer of children's poetry.

In the episode I'm a Poet he is the judge of a poetry contest held in the library. Fern is able to get most of her classmates to participate. In the end, Mr. Prelutsky declares everyone the winner.

Three of Jack Prelutsky's poems are featured in the episode:

  • "My Sister is a Sissy" - recited by Arthur in the introduction
  • "Today is Very Boring" - recited by Jack Prelutsky before the contest
  • "Jellyfish Stew" - recited by Jack Prelutsky after the contest