Poetry Reviews For All Ages

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Poetry plays a vital role in the world of children’s literature. It gives children a sense of rhythm and sound, and it can make simple concepts interesting. Often it is funny and engaging, a clever use of language making the poetry entertaining and unique. Below you will find some poetry collections for readers of all ages. More books written in rhyme and other poetry forms can be found in the other review sections.

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A Place to Start a Family: Poems About Creatures That Build

A Place to Start a Family: Poems About Creatures That Build

David L. Harrison
Illustrator:  Giles Laroche 
Nonfiction Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Charlesbridge, 2018   ISBN: 978-1580897488
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Last Laughs: Prehistoric Epitaphs

Last Laughs: Prehistoric Epitaphs

Jane Yolen , J. Patrick Lewis
Illustrator:  Jeffrey Stewart Timmins 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Charlesbridge, 2017   ISBN: 978-1580897068
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W is for Welcome: A Celebration of America's Diversity

W is for Welcome: A Celebration of America's Diversity

Brad Herzog
Illustrator:  A collection of illustrators 
Poetry and Nonfiction Picture Book  Series
For ages 6 to 10
Sleeping Bear Press, 2018   ISBN: 978-1585364022
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World Make Way: New Poems Inspired by Art from The Metropolitan Museum

World Make Way: New Poems Inspired by Art from The Metropolitan Museum

Edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 7 and up
Harry N. Abrams, 2018   ISBN: 978-1419728457
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