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Witch in the Supermarket

In my children’s poetry, I love to mix fantasy with the everyday. Here’s a poem which came out of being bored in the supermarket and wondering what it would be like to see a witch shopping there. 244 more words

Angela Topping

The Caterpillar poetry prize submission

Today I’m putting out a post on a submission that is a little bit different. The Caterpillar poetry prize if for a single poem written by an adult for children between the ages of 7-11. 146 more words


Last 24 Hours Magic Fish Dreaming

We’re down to the final 24 hours for anyone who would like to back Magic Fish Dreaming and join our blog honour roll.

A massive thank you to all our backers so far. 133 more words


Happy Reading on World Book Day

I’ve seen Portuguese flowers
and Portuguese birds,
eaten Portuguese food,
spoken Portuguese words.
I’ve seen Portuguese fishing boats
and their returns,
but I’ve never yet seen any… 200 more words

Poems & Extracts

Bit My Tongue

Oh, it’s the worst!
The most unpleasant feeling.
That creeps out of nowhere,
Right when I am eating.

I drop all my food,
And my mouth opens wide. 32 more words


Frienship's Door, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Friendship’s Door

I knocked—

And no one asked—

What color is your hood?

How big is your house?

Can you read yet?

I knocked—

And no one asked— 87 more words

Raining Cats and Dogs

I’m going to get a dog tonight,
And I can hardly wait.
To have a furry friend around,
Oh yes, it will be great!

When I asked for a dog, 45 more words