Poetry Reviews For All Ages

Humpty_Dumpty.jpg

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.

Baby_will_rock.jpg
B is for Blue Planet: An Earth Science Alphabet

B is for Blue Planet: An Earth Science Alphabet

Ruth Strother
Illustrator:  Bob Marstall 
Poetry and nonfiction Picture Book  Series
For ages 6 to 10
Sleeping Bear Press, 2011   ISBN: 978-1585364541
Read the review »
Daytime Nighttime, All Through the Year

Daytime Nighttime, All Through the Year

Diane Lang
Illustrator:  Andrea Gabriel 
Nonfiction Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Dawn Publications, 2017   ISBN: 978-1584696070
Read the review »
Miguel's Brave Knight: Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote

Miguel's Brave Knight: Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote

Margarita Engle
Illustrator:  Raul Colon 
Historical Fiction Poetry Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Peachtree Publishers, 2017   ISBN: 978-1561458561
Read the review »
The Adventures of Piratess Tilly: Easter Island

The Adventures of Piratess Tilly: Easter Island

Elizabeth Lorayne
Illustrator:  Karen Watson 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
White Wave Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-0997909838
Read the review »
That Is My Dream!

That Is My Dream!

Langston Hughes
Illustrator:  Daniel Miyares 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Random House, 2017   ISBN: 978-0399550171
Read the review »
css.php