Seasons in Poetry
updated March 1, 2010


by Cynthia Rylant

Talking Like the Rain: A Read-to-Me Book of Poems
ed. by X. J. Kennedy et al.

  • "Winter Morning" by Ogden Nash
  • "Cynthia in the Snow" by Gwendolyn Brooks
  • "First Snowflake" by N.M. Bodecker

Poetry of Earth
illus. by Adrienne Adams

  • "Velvet Shoes" by Elinor Wylie

Poetry Speaks to Children book & CD
ed. by Elise Paschen, et al.

  • "Skating in the Wind" by Kristine O'Connell George
  • "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost - read by the poet
  • "Winter" by W.D. Snodgrass - read by the poet


Basho and the Fox
by Tim Myers

Basho and the River Stones
by Tim Myers

How to Write Haiku and Other Short Poems
by Paul Janeczko

Red Dragonfly on My Shoulder
ed. by Sylvia Cassedy

Eric Carle's Animals Animals
ed. by Laura Whipple

Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin
by Lloyd Moss


The Hutchinson Treasury of Children's Poetry
ed. by Alison Sage

Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud
by Lynn Plourde

Bear Snores On
by Karma Wilson

Every Time I Climb a Tree
by David McCord

  • "Glowworm"
  • "Far Away"
  • "The Grasshopper"
  • "Bananas and Cream"

The Dragons Are Singing Tonight
by Jack Prelutsky

  • "I am Boom!"

by Douglas Florian

  • "Growing"
  • "Rain Song"
  • "Rain Reign"

by Douglas Florian

  • "The Army Ants"
  • "The Inchworm"
  • "The Praying Mantis"
  • "The Whirligig Beetles"
  • "The Termites"
  • "The Locusts"

Bow Wow Meow Meow: It's Rhyming Cats and Dogs
by Douglas Florian

  • "The Poodles"
  • "The Dalmatian"
  • "The Whippet"
  • "The Dachshund"
  • "The Ocelot"
  • "The Leopard"

Creatures of Earth, Sea, and Sky
by Georgia Heard

  • "Hummingbird"
  • "Fishes"
  • "Frog Serenade"


Where the Sidewalk Ends
by Shel Silverstein

Here's a Little Poem
ed. by Jane Yolen, et al

Whose Garden Is It?
by Mary Ann Hoberman

I Love You As Much…
by Laura Krauss Melmed

Goodnight Moon
by Margaret Wise Brown

by Ludwig Bemelmans

In the Land of Elves
by Daniela Drescher

Child of Faerie, Child of Earth
by Jane Yolen

Louella Mae, She's Run Away!
by Karen Beaumont Alarcón

The Emperor's New Clothes
adapted by Marcus Sedgwick

The Sneetches and Other Stories
by Dr. Seuss

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