April 10, 2012

She’s been called America’s Hans Christian Andersen, but why not call her America’s Jane Yolen?! I’m happy to welcome today’s guest poetry poster, Jane Yolen!   Five Tips On Writing A Poem 1. Look at the world through metaphor, seeing one tree in terms of another. 2. Let two words bump up against another Or…

March 26, 2012

Updated with additional poet posters! I’ve been planning a really fun way to celebrate poetry month and I’m finally ready to share it with you. Read that: get you excited so you’ll come visit here all next month! I sent out invitations to every children’s poet I could think of asking for any of the…