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Learning patience, Showing patience

Some thoughts on this and on I’m Small and Other Verses, by Lilian Moore and Jill McElmurry (Illustrator) – Walker Books, London

I can be ridiculously impatient.

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Babies And Toddlers

Lady Bug - (a children's poem)

(a children’s poem)

Lady bug, lady bug,

I would give you such a hug

but if I hold you close to me

I’m afraid you’d cease to be… 35 more words


Locked in the Loo - a poem

Okay here’s just a simple one. I like to have targets with poetry and sometime this year I’d like to nail twist endings. So this is practise ;) 77 more words

Catherine Johnson

Competition - Win my Book of Worm Poems!

Meet Woolly Worm:  

I’ve just finished knitting him and he’s now enjoying reading about all his wormy friends – Slightly Soiled, Humble Worm, Wee Willie Wormy, and lots of others in my new collection OUT NOW from Bloomsbury and called DON’T POKE A WORM TILL IT WRIGGLES. 132 more words

News And Events

Cedar Mill Reads: Poetry for Young Children

In honor of National Poetry Month in April, this list features poetry for young children, ages 2-8. Exposing young children to poetry helps build a very important Early Literacy skill: phonological awareness. 811 more words

Blurbs From The Branch

The Fieldmouse

Here is a cute classic children’s poem to share with your kids.   I dedicate this one to my sister……you know why ;)

The Fieldmouse

Where the acorn tumbles down, 148 more words


Today and ... a dozen sleeps away ...!

It’s not a day for presents or creamy chocolate eggs.
It’s not a day for fireworks or even washing pegs.
It’s not a day for candles or buns with sticky icing. 90 more words

Poems & Extracts