Animals dance in the crisp autumn breeze.
This poem imagines what an ant's home might look like underground.
A child takes a bumpy ride on a camel.
A family goes downstairs and leaves for the shopping mall where the stairs go down with them too!
A child's sled races down the hill--without him in it!
The animals host a wedding between a mouse and a bumblebee.
A crocus sprouts through the snow as the first sign of spring.
A poem about all the beautiful signs of fall.
A child digs holes in the sand and watches the sea fill them with water.
A tea party is more fun with Miss Mouse Miss Cat and Pup Dog as guests!
A kid and her dad wash the car so that it looks clean, but they're soaked right through.
Springtime sends chicks, bunnies, butterflies, roses, a robin, and apple tree blossoms
A child enjoys a snowy day with his mom.
March wind, like a parade marching through town, brings down tree branches as it blows through the town. But the poet reminds us that after the storms of March, spring will come.
Listen to the sounds of vehicles moving in this rhyming story of cars and trucks, trains, boat, and planes.
A ten-line poem about playing with play dough.
In this four line poem leaves are compared to scraps of fabric in a quilt.
Try this counting activity.
Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing a Poem is full of tips and tricks to help kids channel their creativity, from distinguishing rhyme from rhythm to organizing stanzas. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.
Set against the backdrop of a magnificent apple tree, this book uses poetry to cycle through the changes of the four seasons. Beginning with springtime, rhyming couplets take young readers through seasonal activities such as kite flying in the spring, summertime picnicking, fall trick-or-treating, all the way to building snowmen in the winter, before cycling back to spring again. One verse in each season references a major holiday, including Easter and Christmas.
From "Mary, Mary, Tall and Scary" to "Wee Willie Werewolf," this collection of classic nursery rhymes turned on their heads will give readers the chills--and a serious case of belly laughs. With clever rhyme and spooky illustrations, Mother Ghost is perfect for getting in the Halloween spirit. Boo!
The reissue of Edith Baer's classic poem is a celebration of the power of kind words.
“A Child’s Garden of Verses” includes 15 sweet, rhyming poems paired with adorable art. Included are “At the Seaside,” “Autumn Fires,” “The Swing,” “The Land of Nod,” and more! A perfect way to encourage early literacy skills, the rhyming verses will soon become a family favorite.
Spring is in the air - and in the trees! Spring is here, and with the new season come trees full of life, color...and blossoms! From the creators of Leaf Jumpers and Winter Trees, Spring Blossoms introduces readers to a variety of different flowering trees. During a stroll through the forest, two children come across the small and white flowers on a crab apple tree, the rich, red buds on a red maple, and many more. Along the way, readers learn that some trees have both male and female flowers—each with a distinctive appearance. Back matter includes extended botanical facts and more information about trees and their life cycles.Told in lyrical rhymes with beautiful linoleum-cut illustrations, Spring Blossoms offers a unique blend of science, poetry, and art studies.
From acclaimed U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis comes a delightful exploration of the wildlife easily found in our backyards and along the seashore. Simple rhymes and riddles are used to help the youngest of readers identify our wildlife neighbors, including birds, small mammals, and insects.