Poetry

Mother Goose:

therealmothergoose

The Real Mother Goose by Blanche Fisher Wright

mothergoosegyo

Mother Goose by Gyo Fujikawa

myveryfirstmothergoose

My Very First Mother Goose by Iona Opie

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Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose by Scott Gustafson


More Nursery Rhymes:

appleydapply

Appley Dapply’s Nursery Rhymes by Beatrix Potter

cecilyparsley

Cecily Parsley’s Nursery Rhymes by Beatrix Potter

threelittlekittens

Three Little Kittens by Paul Galdone


Single Illustrated Poems:

blockcity

Block City by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Ashley Wolff

hiawatha

Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, illustrated by Susan Jeffers

themoon

The Moon by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Tracey Campbell Pearson

myshadow

My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Glenna Lang

theowlandthepussycat

The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear, illustrated by Jan Brett

paulreveresride

Paul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, illustrated by Ted Rand

stoppingbywoods

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost, illustrated by Susan Jeffers

thescroobiouspip

Edward Lear’s The Scroobious Pip illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert

Groundwood Logos Spine

The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the poem “Panguar Bán” by Jo Ellen Bogart

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Wynken, Blynken, and Nod by Eugene Field, illustrated by Johanna Westerman or Barbara Cooney


Illustrated Collections:

abrightergarden

A Brighter Garden (Emily Dickinson) by Karen Ackerman, illustrated by Tasha Tudor

achildsgardenofverses

achildsgardenofverseswillcoxsmith

A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Tasha Tudor or Jessie Willcox Smith

completebookflowerfairies

The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies by Cicely Mary Barker

firstpoemsofchildhood

First Poems of Childhood by Tasha Tudor

hailstonesandhalibutbones

Hailstones and Halibut Bones: Adventures in Poetry and Color by Mary O’Neill

myfirstwinnie

My First Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne (board book)

poemsandprayersfortheveryyoung

Poems and Prayers for the Very Young by Martha Alexander

poemstoreadtotheveryyoung

Poems to Read to the Very Young by Josette Frank, illustrated by Eloise Wilkin

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Poetry for Young People series

rainydayrhymes

Rainy Day Rhymes by Gail Radley, illustrated by Ellen Kandoian

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A Wreath of Christmas Legends by Phyllis McGinley


Comprehensive Collections:

favoritepoemsoldandnew

Favorite Poems Old and New by Helen Ferris, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard

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