Poetry Reviews

Single Author Collections:
Flicker Flash by Joan Bransfield Graham
Bookspeak!: Poems about Books by Laura Purdie Salas
Follow Follow: A Book of Reverso Poems by Marilyn Singer
Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature by Nicola Davies
Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It: False Apology Poems by Gail Carson Levine
I've Lost My Hippopotamus by Jack Prelutsky
Step Gently Out by Helen Frost
In the Sea by David Elliott
UnBEElievables: Honeybee Poems & Paintings by Douglas Florian
Lemonade & Other Poems Squeezed from One Word by Bob Raczka
A Little Bitty Man & Other Poems for the Very Young by Halfdan Rasmussen
Poetrees by Douglas Florian
The Underwear Salesman & Other Jobs for Better or Verse by J. Patrick Lewis
The Frogs & Toads All Sang by Arnold Lobel
Emma Dilemma: Big Sister Poems by Kristine O'Connell George
Twosomes: Love Poems from the Animal Kingdom by Marilyn Singer
I Didn't Do It by Patricia MacLachlan & Emily MacLachlan Charest
Mammalabila by Douglas Florian
My Dog May Be a Genius by Jack Prelutsky
If Not for the Cat by Jack Prelutsky
Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman
Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku by Lee Wardlaw
Guyku: A Year of Haiku for Boys by Bob Raczka
Camille Saint-Saens's The Carnival of the Animals with New Verses by Jack Prelutsky
A Dazzling Display of Dogs by Betsy Franco
Today at the Bluebird Café: A Branchful of Bird by Deborah Ruddell
Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors by Joyce Sidman
On the Farm by David Elliott
In the Wild by David Elliott
Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse by Marilyn Singer
Songs of the Water Boatman & Other Pond Poems by Joyce Sidman
Butterfly Eyes & Other Secrets of the Meadow by Joyce Sidman
The Cuckoo's Haiku & Other Birding Poems by Michael J. Rosen
A Whiff of Pine, A Hint of Skunk: A Forest of Poems by Deborah Ruddell
What's the Weather Inside? by Karma Wilson
Steady Hands: Poems about Work by Tracie Vaughn Zimmerman
A Curious Collection of Cats by Betsy Franco
African Acrostics: A Word in Edgeways by Avis Harley
Red Sings from the Treetops: A Year in Colors by Joyce Sidman
Edward Lear's The Duck & the Kangaroo illustrated by Jane Wattenberg
Spot the Plot: A Riddle Book of Book Riddles by J. Patrick Lewis
Pieces: A Year in Poems by Anna Grossnickle Hines
Charles Edward Carryl's The Camel's Lament illustrated by Charles Santore
Stella, Unleashed by Linda Ashman
Snow, Snow: Winter Poems for Children by Jane Yolen
Bird Watch by Jane Yolen
Water Music by Jane Yolen
The Great Frog Race & Other Poems by Kristine O'Connell George
Cricket Never Does by Myra Cohn Livingston
Dear Mother, Dear Daughter by Jane Yolen & Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Animal Fare by Jane Yolen
Odd Owls & Stout Pigs by Arnold Lobel
The Emily Sonnets: The Life of Emily Dickinson by Jane Yolen
Pug & Other Animal Poems by Valerie Worth
The Pet Project: Cute & Cuddly Vicious Verses by Lisa Wheeler  

Multiple Author Collections:
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry edited by J. Patrick Lewis
Poetry Speaks Who I Am edited by Elise Paschen
Falling Down the Page: A Book of List Poems edited by Georgia Heard

Verse Novels:
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
The Dancing Pancake by Eileen Spinelli
Three Rivers Rising by James Richards
Borrowed Names by Jeannine Atkins
Loose Threads by Lorie Ann Grover
Girl Coming in for a Landing by April Halprin Wayland
Love That Dog by Sharon Creech
Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath by Stephanie Hemphill
Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

Other Books of Note:
Picture Yourself Writing Poetry: Using Photos to Inspire Writing by Laura Purdie Salas
Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire! by Jane O'Connor
Pizza, Pigs, & Poetry: How to Write a Poem by Jack Prelutsky
The Mouse of Amherst by Elizabeth Spires
Nobody's Secret by Michaela MacColl

Other Poetry Posts of Note:
Happy National Poetry Month 2013
Teen Poetry Event 2013
National Poetry Month 2013 Flannel Friday Post
Happy National Poetry Month 2012

Nursery Rhymes & Poetry Felt Sets for a Flannel Board
Poetry Programs (link to my wiki)


Last Updated on April 2, 2014

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