Category: children’s poetry

  • The Babes in the Wood: a Randolph Caldecott Picture Book

    ____________   Printed in Great Britain     ____________   author anonymous   THE BABES IN THE WOOD   ____________     ________________________   The Babes in the Wood                             Now ponder well, you parents deare,             […]


  • Green Grape Cakes

    ___________     A compilation of the tongue twisters of verse, in alphabetical order.   ___________   All I want is a proper cup of coffee Made in a proper copper coffee pot. You can believe it or not, But I just want a cup of coffee In a proper coffee pot. Tin coffee pots […]

  • By what act or department of Congress?

    _____   Below is the news release dated today from the Poetry Foundation here: Foundation Announcements   _______________   September 18, 2006 Media Contact: Anne Halsey (312) 799.8016; ahalsey at poetryfoundation dot org   Poetry Foundation to Name First Children’s Poet Laureate $25,000 lifetime achievement award honors poetry written for children   CHICAGO–The Poetry Foundation […]

  • Cockle Shells With Blue Bells

    ~~~~~     A My Name Is Alice   A my name is Alice And my husband’s name is Arthur, We come from Alabama, Where we sell artichokes. B my name is Barney And my wife’s name is Bridget, We come from Brooklyn, Where we sell bicycles. C my name is _________ And my husband’s […]