"Rock-a-Bye Baby," "Wee Willie Winkie," and selections from Robert Louis Stevenson's perennial favorite, A Child's Garden of Verses, make up a potpourri of the best-loved child's poetry, decorated with fifty full-color plates.
Looks at how to share poetry with children ages five to twelve, describing popular and classic poets, poets from diverse cultures, important poets with lists of their websites, and types of poetry collections.
Funny and sweet, these are poems for children who are anything but angels!Printed on high quality glossy stock, with 11 delightful full-page colour illustrations by artist Viktoria Samoilova. An Andromache Books title.
Kids love Kenn Nesbitt's hilarious poetry! With their rollicking rhythms, playful rhymes, and mischievous twists, kids can't stop reading these poems. The Armpit of Doom includes seventy new poems about crazy characters, funny families, peculiar pets, comical creatures, and much, much more.
With this beautifully produced, sensitively illustrated collection, one of England's most distinguished poets helps to crush the prejudice against poetry which so many children acquire. The poems are "absolutely of a child's world, with all its own p
A collection of the very best poems for children, edited by Roger McGough A wonderful collection of contemporary and classic poems chosen by children from schools around the UK. Roger McGough made the final selection and wrote the introduction. Roger McGough was born in Liverpool and educated at the University of Hull. He came to prominence in the 1960s with the publication of THE MERSEY SOUND, and is one of today's most popular poets. He writes for children and adults and performs his poetry all over the world. He was honoured with an OBE in 1997, and won the Signal Poetry Award in 1998. Roger now lives in London. Sheila Moxley is gaining a powerful reputation for her multi-cultural illustration. She lives in London.
Would you like a fun way to teach your little ones about God and Jesus? In this book, Little Poems for Gods Little Children, author Dana Schmidt crafts easy-to-remember poems that young children will love read and memorize. Similar to nursery rhymes, these short poems work as beautiful memory devices for your children. The wonderful exception is that these rhymes are about God, Jesus, and the love both they and you have for your children. Schmidts simple poems offer basic biblical principles in a memorable and fun fashion, perfect for young Christians and their parents. Valuable as a teaching tool or just for fun, dont leave this one on the shelves! Bring your little ones closer to you and the Lord by reading Little Poems for Gods Little Children.
A beautiful collection featuring all of Kit Wright's finest poems. It includes poems from his bestselling and universally loved collections, Hot Dog, Rabbiting On, Cat Among the Pigeons and Great Snakes and many other treasures too. from The Magic Box I will put in the box the swish of a silk sari on a summer night, fire from the nostrils of a Chinese dragon, the tip of a tongue touching a tooth. I will put in the box a snowman with a rumbling belly, a sip of bluest water from Lake Lucerne, a leaping spark from an electric fish.