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Intended for late elementary or early middle graders, this book celebrates poetry by first providing a definition of what poems are, the different types of poems, and then offering a series of suggestions for budding poets. Some of these are simple, such as keeping a notebook and pen with you so that you can take notes when inspiration strikes. Others such as looking for alliteration and tips that help writers create different types of poems are a bit more sophisticated. The final page suggests ...more
Anita Ganeri is a highly experienced author of children’s information books, specialising in religion, India/Asia, multiculturalism, geography, biography and natural history. She became a freelance writer after working at Walker Books (as foreign rights manager) and Usborne Publishing (as an editor). Since then, she has written over 300 titles, including the best-selling Horrible Geography series ...moreMore about Anita Ganeri...