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My Poetry Manifesto

So we’re making chapbooks for our final project in our poetry class, and I’m taking the easy (but more expensive) route–I’m doing mine on Shutterfly because I’m not that crafty yet. 305 more words

Mary, Mary Quite Contrary

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary by Mother Goose

Mary, Mary quite contrary,
How does your garden grow?
With silver bells
and cockleshells,
and pretty maids all in a row.


What numbskull wrote this?

While sitting for my 14 month old granddaughter, I thought once again about the lyrics of this creepy song:

Rock a bye baby,

in a treetop, 307 more words

Dear Readers

Mother Goose and Daddy Duck

Silly Symphony “Mother Goose Melodies” – released 16 April 1931

Mother Goose

released 16 April 1948

Finding Mother Goose

“Mother Goose was a real person?!” my nine-year-old asked in confusion as we walked along the Freedom Trail in Boston last weekend.  Our tour guides (my brother and sister-in-law) had pointed out some of the famous people buried in the… 449 more words

Books For Kids

Hooked on Poetry

April is National Poetry Month.

What is poetry?

If you ask a child, the answer most likely would be that poetry is something that rhymes. This is true, but we also know that poetry is much more than that. 226 more words


Touring London with a Cat

My older daughter is heading to London this summer with her grandfather. Just in time, Usborne books published the really fun book Kitty Kat, Kitty Kat, Where Have you Been – London… 414 more words

Age 4-8