Looking for books on poetry?

The physical commons has great teaching resources as well as poetry books.

The Children’s Classic Poetry Collection

This beautifully illustrated collection introduces children to the pleasure in poetry. Gathers together classic poems on a number of themes. Colorful & charming illustrations on every page capture the magic of imaginary worlds. Includes poems by William Blake, Emily Bronte, Robert Browning, Lord Byron, Lewis Carroll, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Walter Scott, Samuel Coleridge, John Keats, Edward Lear, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, Christina Rossetti, William Shakespeare, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Alfred Tennyson, William Wordsworth, etc. Opens up an enchanting world of rhythm & language, feeling & fantasy.

A child’s introduction to poetry

Colorful illustrations and poems introduce children to poetry, teaching them about the different types of poems and the most popular poets from history; includes a CD with readings of the poems included in the book.

Hi, Koo! A Year Of Seasons

Caldecott Honoree and New York Times bestselling author/artist Jon J Muth takes a fresh and exciting new look at the four seasons!

Eating warm cookies
on a cold day
is easy

water catches
every thrown stone
skip skip splash

With a featherlight touch and disarming charm, Jon J Muth ― and his delightful little panda bear, Koo ― challenge readers to stretch their minds and imaginations with twenty-six haikus about the four seasons.

Teaching 10 Fabulous Forms Of Poetry

Great Lessons, Brainstorming Sheets, and Organizers for Writing Haiku, Limericks, Cinquains, and Other Kinds of Poetry Kids Love.

Writing Poetry With Children – Grades 1 – 6

Write couplets, haiku, cinquain, limericks, shape poems, acrostics, using step-by-step lessons. Includes a how to display & share student poetry section also.

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