Category Archives: Poetry for Kids

a random act of poetry, courtesy of e.e. cummings

Lately, my eight-year-old daughter and I have been playing a game on our walks to school. How many different sorts of flowers are blooming right now? Today, we counted 22. Over the weekend, it was only 19. Who knows, maybe tomorrow we’ll … Continue reading

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The Five-Year-Old Reviews Books: Dragons, Knights, and Brains, Oh My!

This summer The Five-Year-Old with characteristic enthusiasm has enrolled in not one, but two reading programs: our local library’s Dream Big, Read! reading program and the Imagination’s Destination Summer Reading program at Barnes & Noble. The library’s program asks The … Continue reading

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The Five-Year-Old Reviews Books: Frogs, Dinosaurs, & Borrowers, Oh My!

This summer The Five-Year-Old with characteristic enthusiasm has enrolled in not one, but two reading programs. The first is the Dream Big, Read! Massachusetts-wide reading program through our local library. The other is the Imagination’s Destination Summer Reading program at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who Swallowed Harold?

Who Swallowed Harold? and Other Poems about Pets By Susan Pearson Illustrated by David Slonim Marshall Cavendish, 2005 Age Range: All Ages When I’m reading to myself, I like a good novel, preferably one without even a hint of blank … Continue reading

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