Thursday, April 8, 2010

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and the Children's Department has put up a display of some wonderful poetry books to get you inspired. Here are a few new poetry books to kick off the celebration...

Poetrees by Douglas Florian (2010)

18 poems celebrating the wonder of trees - perfect poetry to celebrate Earth Day, April 22.

Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse by Marilyn Singer (20

A collection of short poems which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature.

A Curious Collection of Cats by Betsy Franco (2009)
32 unusual poems about cats.

A Whiff of Pine, A Hint of Skunk: A Forest of Poems (2009)

Take a lighthearted romp through four seasons in the forest with these whimsical poems.

1 comment:

lisa said...

Really it is...I had no idea. I haven't really introduced poetry to my boys yet....we have indulged in riddles. Which is probably the same thing and they just love it.

Best wishes