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Some Poetry Texts To Ponder- A List

Some Poetry Titles To Ponder

I share this list in no particular order. These titles are from my Poet's Suitcase.  I love them all...



The Hypnotiser, Michael Rosen
Quick Let’s Get Out of Here, Michael Rosen
Michael Rosen’s Big Book of Bad Things,  Michael Rosen
Michael Rosen’s A to Z- The Best Children’s Poetry Selected by Michael Rosen
Untangling Spaghetti, Steven Herrick
Love That Dog, Sharon Creeech
Unspun Socks From a Chicken’s Laundry, Spike Milligan
Searching For Hen’s Teeth -Poetry From The Search Zone, Alan j Wright
Tadpoles In The Torrens, Poems for young readers, Edited by Jude Aquilina
Mongrel Doggerel, Elizabeth Honey
The Important Book, Margaret Wise- Brown
My Sister’s Hair, Sally Crabtree and Roberta Mathieson
Fire, Jackie French
The Dream of the Thylacine, Margaret Wild
Beach House, Deanna Caswell
Poems To Perform, Julia Donaldson
Touch The Poem, Arnod Adoff and Lisa Desimini
To This Day, Shane Koyczan
You Wait Till I’m Older Than You, Michael Rosen
The Death of the Hat, Poems Selected by Paul Janeczko
In The Swim, Douglas Florian
Insectopedia Douglas Florian
Poetrees, Douglas Florian
Comets, Stars, The Moons and Mars, Douglas Florian
Salting The Ocean, 100 poems by young poets, Naomi Shihab- Nye
Joyful Noise, poems for two voices, Paul Fleischman
All the Small Poems and Fourteen More, Valerie Worth
In The Tall Tall Grass, Denise Fleming
Some Things Are Scary, Florence Parry Heide
Imagine A Night, Sarah L Thomson
Waterbombs, Steven Herrick
Our Home Is Dirt By Sea- Australian Poems for Australian Kids, Selected by Diane Bates



And finally I am sharing my ever growing collection of VERSE Novels. 



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