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Woolly Mammoth on Amelia Street: Read Aloud Poems4Kids
Truth about Vampires by Sagar Patel
the Sidewalk Ends
wants a pancake?
To understand the poem and notice its humour, you need to take a look at the illustration of a large plate with about a 100 pancakes on it. Now do you get the funniness of the poem? I like every single poem in the book, and if you like funny poems, you'd definitely love this book. The book was illustrated by Shel Silverstein himself. They are wonderful. They make the poem come alive.
I would give
this book five out of five and there's no doubt about that.
my Human For a Walk
I chose this book because
I enjoyed it a lot. Taking my Human for a Walk is an hilarious book!
You can't not laugh when you read some of the poems! They are super!
Most of the poems were brilliant, but I do have a favourite. ' A Sticky
Riddle' by Roger Stevens was my favourite poem! It made me laugh out
loud! The poem is from a dog's view, not a humans! It's very funny.
Here it is:
Up by Shel Silverstein
I chose this book because it gave me the inspiration to write poems and it was hilarious! I loved the idea of Shel Silverstein writing and drawing the illustrations. But there was one poem that I absolutely adored! It was called Screamin' Millie. This is the poem.
screamed a scream,
I loved every poem in the
book but this was my favorite! Shel Silverstein has such lovely talents.
Drawing and writing. He put those two talents together and ended making
the most wonderful poetry book. The drawings definitely make the book
better. It brings out the poem a lot.
(I'd have to agree with you too, Rhea - RS)
Steady, Rap by John Foster
I chose this book because I like raps that make you laugh and there is one particular poem that I like. It's called Gareth's Greatest Goal. Here is an extract from the poem.
I whisk the ball
out to the wing
I swoop behind a
flat back four
Just the goalie
now to beat
That poem was by David Harmer.
My three reasons for picking the book are the illustrations are good,
the poet uses a good choice of rhyming words and there is also a good
selection of poems.
Are Private by Michael Rosen
There were all sorts of poems
in this book but the one I liked the best was A Game Of Squash by Dick
King- Smith. It was a little funny, it was clever and I liked the way
the poet used the rhymes.
If there's one thing
worse than a head louse,
I like this poem because
I really like the words Dick King-Smith used to rhyme them with other
Upon A Rhyme
The poetry book had some really funny poems in and some were really rubbish. Some of the poems were really clever by the way the style was, and there were some that I liked because of the rhymes. My favourite poem is called Willy Wonker, because when you read it to yourself, you can feel the rhythm. I think that they should have improved the way he set it out. I also think that their should put some illustrations next to the poems.
Willy Wonker was such a plonker,
(Ellie, Who wrote it?)
Compiled by Michael Rosen
I like all the poems in Private. There are selection of poems suitable for children six and over. One of my favorite poems is Voice in the Night because I like the pictures. And the words that are used are very powerful. Also the author has described things in this poem really well. This is the best verse
I shiver alone
This poem is by is by Joan
Poulson. The only thing that could have been improved is the pictures.
They were really good but they need a bit more colour.
Out by W.H. David from Cock Crow to Starlight
I like this poem because it makes sense, it makes me laugh and it rhymes. This is a bit of the poem
I would give this book five
are Private by Michael Rosen
My favourite poem is called The Lizard
There was a big green lizard
I think it's good. It sounds real.
by Michael Rosen
This book is a very, very
good and I have one best poem in the book . It's called Voices in the
Night. It's a serious poem but at the end it is a bit funny because
it's all scary saying about vampires then it says,
by Michael Rosen
The poem I liked best was ILL. And this is what it was like.
I rather like being ill -
The most pleasing thing about
This poem was written by
Out There's a Ghost About by John Foster
The book is about creepy
poems. My favourite poem is by Kaye
A ghost stuck in our washing
by Michael Rosen
There are loads of different funny, interesting and serious types of poems in this compilation, but my favourite one is A game of Squash by Dick King-Smith
If there's one thing worse
than a headlouse,
The three reasons why I like this book are because it is quite funny, it is presented well and the illustrations are well illustrated. The overall theme was friendship. The authors I liked best were Brian Moses, John Coldwell, Tony Bradman, Robin Mellow and John Cotton. My favourite poem was Class Three affections by John Cotton. It starts like this:
Jim is most fond of Mary,
But Rebecca has thoughts
The poem was funny because
everyone fancied each other. I don't think anything about the book could
be changed because the book is so good. The book is written for 7-11
year olds. I would recommend this book to junior school classes 3, 4,
5 and 6. I think I will give this book 5 stars out of 5 because it is
Upon a Rhyme (Volume 2)
I like the book because there are not a lot of books that school children have written and some of the poems are hilarious. It's also an excellent book because there is a poem I wrote inside. But I'm reviewing Spiderman by Aaron McArdle
He got bitten by a spider
in a lab
I like this poem because,
well you don't get many poems based on a movie.
World is Your Lobster - Poems chosen by Adrian Henri
My favorite poem is called
Kate because its got me in it!
I think I'm in love with
Shirley's blonde hair and
Sue's hair's red,
I liked the book because
I liked the style. It was funny and it was cleverly set out. The poems
were really good but could have been longer. I would recommend this
poetry book to all children.
to Make Your Friends Scream by
I liked this book, because
it sometimes made me scared,
His eyes are pools of fire,
This was a verse from The
Vampire. I loved every part of
by Clive Webster from Dragon Poems
It's a funny poem and it rhymes. Here it is.
The dragon raged with flame
I like it, because it's a
funny poem, and it's about dragons.
Children's Book of Books by Tony Ross
I think this book is great
because it makes me laugh. I think they could
Twisty, turny road, sick,
Things by Kenneth Steven
you are in the city
This is a pretty
good book, in my opinion. There were quite a few animal poems and I
like animals a lot. Near the end there are a lot of holiday poems, which
are pretty cool too. Also, the poems made me think of what Steven was
thinking about when he wrote the poems, which is of course a very important
quality in a poet!
Poems Spike Milligan
by Rosie (aged 10)
I thought the poem book was good because the poems were a good laugh and really silly. My favourite one has to be the one called Have a Nice Day. Spike Milligan makes up weird animals and that's probably what's best.
I don't think there are any mistakes ever. He is famous for making the Ning Nang Nong and I've known that for ages.
Have a Nice Day is about a man who has a disease and the man is drowning.
Poems chosen by Brian Moses
Let me start
off by saying that this book is really good. It's a collection of poems
about (duh!) Monsters. Some of the authors are Brian Moses, Roger Stevens,
Colin West and Celia Gentles.
door slowly creaked open
This book also contains two poems by Poetry Zone visitors, Emma Hjeltnes and Katherine Brandt, who won the Monster competition - RS
When I first got this book,
I figured it would be all about secrets. But there are all sorts of
poems in it. I really liked the riddle poems, What Am I, The poem and
the Poet and Riddle. I liked all the poems but those were the best.
I'm Here by Anne Daveson
My favourite book is Tell
Me I'm Here by Anne Daveson. She's a fantastic writer who had a
son with schizophrenia. This book is about her son and the life she's
led. This book is just amazingly sad but the way she describes the feelings
and the different subjects throughout the book is - Wow!! It's like
you've been hit with five emotions at once.
My Mother Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones
What My Mother Doesn't
Know is a great book written in verse. I just picked it up in the
library, read the first line, and couldn't quit reading. It is about
a girl and all the things she has to face. Her parents argue a lot so
she tries to escape it but she can't. The characters in the book are
very life-like and are very believable. The book tells of how she finds
a best friend in someone she never thought she would even talk to. She
has to face very difficult situation and in the end she discovers that
what other people think is not as important as what you think of yourself.
I love this book and would recommend it to anyone.
Journal of Danny Chaucer (Poet) by Roger Stevens
The highs and lows in the
life and loves of fifteen year old Danny Chaucer (poet) created in lyrics
and verse. An insight into a mind of turmoil, a broken heart and a struggle
for self-worth. Danny begins the school year, possessed by thoughts
of Jenny Keane and best friend Tommy. But all that is about to change
over the course of the year.
by John Agard
We Nearly There Yet?
excitement of setting off, cruising down country roads, driving over
mountains, and singing Seaside Sonatas, Are We Nearly There Yet takes
you through the unforgettable, the fun and the crazy times. A taste
of Haute Cuisine at exotic destinations (that don't taste half as nice
as Mom's burgers), and stuffing up on sweets (because your brother forgot
the tin opener). And finally Days fly by on holidays don't you agree
Did Not Eat the Goldfish by Roger