Author Megan Willome takes a trip to the library with Young People’s Poet Laureate Naomi Shihab Nye. Refreshments will be served.
Join author Megan Willome as she learns Jane Taylor’s “The Star” By Heart and gets a little twinkly. Lil Wayne sings along.
Author Laura Brown discusses how curiosity deepens friendship, using the children’s book “Can I Touch Your Hair: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship.”
Tis the season for basketball! Join us for a Children’s Book Club discussion of Kwame Alexander’s novel told through poems, ‘The Crossover.’
S’more time! Join us for a Children’s Book Club discussion of a collection of camping poems called ‘Toasting Marshmallows’ by Kristine O’Connell George.
Celebrate International Haiku Day with Megan Willome and Sydell Rosenberg’s ‘H is for Haiku: A Treasury of Haiku from A to Z.’
Eugene Field is perhaps the perfect poet for Take Your Poet to School Week. It was the schoolchildren of St. Louis who saved his house from demolition.
It’s Take Your Poet to School Week! Celebrate with themes such as Talk Like a Poet Day, Poet in Your Math Book Day, and of course, sweetest of all, our new public day: Poet in a Cupcake Day!
Celebrate Take Your Poet to School Week “where the sidewalk ends.” Shel Silverstein makes his debut for next week’s big event.
Even the mythical poets are getting in on the fun of Take Your Poet to School Week. Today, Mother Goose hops on a stick and makes her debut.
Quiet, now. Let’s bundle up and pay attention. Join us as we read Jane Yolen’s “Owl Moon” with Megan Willome as our guide.
Poets have their own sort of economy—they harvest words. Join us as we read Leo Lionni’s classic fable “Frederick” with Megan Willome as our guide.
Reading to our grandsons has taught us that the “social time” of reading is just as important as the reading itself — reading tells them they matter.
For Holly Smothers Grantham, Poetry and Tea Time with the boys is all about falling in love with words.
As Poem on Your Pillow Day approaches, we’ve rounded up 10 great Pillow Poems so you can bring the joy of poetry to someone you love.
If you say you’re not a poetry person, poet Tara Skurtu will not believe you. Find out why she believes everyone is a poetry person.
The poems of “Terrapin and Other Poems” by Wendell Berry contain an essential and childlike innocence; the illustrations by Tom Pohrt match that innocence.
A Poets and Poems review of Roger McGough’s “As Far As I Know, ” a collection of poems published last year that includes both serious and fun poems.
What makes for funny poems? Maybe the same things that make any writing funny. Enjoy a laugh and these ten funny poems.
Kimberlee Conway Ireton takes a toddler to the park and remembers a children’s poem while doing underdog pushes on the swing.