April is national poetry month. Although sort of a lost art, lots of people know Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, and W.B. Yeats and love them. But what about introducing your kids to poetry. Are you looking for some poetry books for your kids? When it comes to kids and verse, a lot of people think immediately of Dr. Seuss but here are some other books that your children may also like.
Poetry Books For Your Kids.
Moo-ve Over For Poetry by Angela Marie Hall-Herbie the cow leads children through a fun filled collection of poetry via a trip to the zoo.
In The Eyes Of The Cat by Demi– This book is a collection of Japanese verse for both preschool children and the young reader.
Where The Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein- A beloved classic book of poems and drawings.
More Poetry Books For Your Kids.
Poems To Learn By Heart by Caroline Kennedy- This is a great set of poems to read for all the moments in a child’s life, from hitting a home run during the game to watching the sun set with their best friend.
Read Aloud Rhymes For The Very Young by Jack Prelutsky– This book is considered one of the best poetry anthologies for preschoolers.
As you can see, there are many options when it comes to poetry books for your kids. In honor of national poetry month, go check out a book of poetry and introduce them to the magical, emotional world of rhythm and rhyme.