Children's poetry
Children's poetry is poetry written for, or appropriate for children. This may include folk poetry (for example, Mother Goose rhymes); poetry written intentionally for young people (e.g. Shel Silvers...
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Adele - When We Were Young (Live at The Church Studios)
'When We Were Young' is taken from the new album, 25, released November 20. http://adele.com Available now from iTunes http://smarturl.it/itunes25 Available now Amazon http://smarturl.it/25amazon Av...
English Nursery Rhymes With Unexpected And Sometimes Disturbing Historical Origins
Many people associate nursery rhymes with reading happy stories to children, or remember being children themselves and chanting them while they play. However, the popular explanations for the origins ...
Nursery rhyme
A nursery rhyme is a traditional poem or song for young children in Britain and many other countries, but usage only dates from the late 18th/early 19th century and in North America the term Mother Go...
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English Nursery Rhymes With Unexpected And Sometimes Disturbing Historical Origins
Many people associate nursery rhymes with reading happy stories to children, or remember being children themselves and chanting them while they play. However, the popular explanations for the origins ...
Fingerplay
Fingerplay, commonly seen in toddlerhood and early childhood, is hand action or movement combined with singing or spoken-words to engage the child's interest. According to Erikson, many toddlers devel...
Twilight Comes Twice
Twilight Comes Twice is a children's book of free verse written by Ralph Fletcher and illustrated by Kate Kiesler. It was first published in 1997 and describes the transitions from night to day and f...
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Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky (born September 8, 1940) is an American writer of children's poetry. He lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife, Carolynn.
Jack Prelutsky was born on September 8, 1940 in Brookly...
Where the Sidewalk Ends (book)
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1974) is a collection of children's poetry written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein and published by Harper and Row Publishers. The book's poems address many common childho...
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Science Verse
Science Verse is a children's picture book written by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith. A follow-up to Math Curse, the book, published by Viking Press, tells the story - in verse - of a stu...
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Aileen Fisher
Aileen Lucia Fisher (September 9, 1906 – December 2, 2002) was an American writer of more than a hundred children's books, including poetry, picture books in verse, prose about nature and America, bio...
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Abol Tabol
Abol tabol (Bengali: আবোল তাবোল;  listen ; literally "weird and random") is a collection of Bengali children's poems and rhymes composed by Sukumar Ray, first published on 19 September 1...
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Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices
Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices is a book of poetry for children by Paul Fleischman. It won the 1989 Newbery Medal.The book is a collection of fourteen children's poems about insects such as mayfli...
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Backe, backe Kuchen
Backe, backe Kuchen is a popular German language children's rhyme. The original was in Saxony and Thuringia with several textual versions from 1840. It follows iambic pentameter with the melody.
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The Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben Loo
The Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben Loo with Seventeen other Laughable Tales and 200 Comical Silhouettes is a children's book written and illustrated by John Bennett. This is a collection of fairy tales and sho...
Mother Goose
The figure of Mother Goose is an imaginary author of a collection of fairy tales and nursery rhymes often published as Mother Goose Rhymes. As a character, she appears in one nursery rhyme. A Christm...
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Figgie Hobbin
Figgie Hobbin: Poems for Children is a children's poetry collection written by the Cornish poet Charles Causley and first published in 1970. Since then it has gone through numerous reprints, including...
Stanisław Jachowicz
Stanisław Jachowicz (17 April 1796 in Dzików near Tarnobrzeg - 24 December 1857 in Warsaw) was a Polish educator, poet and children books author. He is regarded as the founding father of children lite...
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Mounseer Nongtongpaw
Mounseer Nongtongpaw is an 1808 poem once thought to have been written by the Romantic writer Mary Shelley as a child. It is now believed that the author was theatrical writer John Taylor. The poem is...
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The Parables of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (book)
The Parables of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Done into Familiar Verse, with Occasional Applications, for the Use and Improvement of Younger Minds was written by Christopher Smart and published in...
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A Little Pretty Pocket-Book
A Little Pretty Pocket-Book, intended for the Amusement of Little Master Tommy and Pretty Miss Polly with Two Letters from Jack the Giant Killer is the title of a 1744 children's book by British publi...
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Billy Boy
"Billy Boy" is a traditional folk song and nursery rhyme found in the United States. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 326. It is a variant of the traditional English folksong "My Boy Billy," c...
Christian child's prayer
A Christian child's prayer is Christian prayer recited primarily by children that is typically short, rhyming or has a memorable tune. It is said before bedtime, to give thanks for a meal, or as a nu...
Blueberry Girl
Blueberry Girl is a book by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess. It was conceived as a poem of the same name, written in 2000 by Neil Gaiman for his goddaughter Tash, the daughter of his friend Tori Amos. In...
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Rhyme Stew
Rhyme Stew is a collection of poems for children by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake. In a sense it's a more adult version of Revolting Rhymes.The poems either parody well known fairy tales (D...
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Dr. Seuss
Theodor Seuss Geisel (/ˈɡaɪzəl/; March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his children's books, which he wrote and illustrated under...
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Child Whispers
Child Whispers (published in 1922) is the first published work of the English children's author Enid Blyton, illustrated by her childhood friend and collaborator Phyllis Chase. It is a collection of 2...
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