reading level: Grade 3

Poems suitable for reading by 8-9 year olds.

Einstein’s Brain
My Tutor’s a Flutist
I Named My Dogs the Strangest Names
Mall Crawl
The Gorgon Sisters
Octoproblem by Kenn Nesbitt
Octoproblem
The Frog Didn’t Fly
I Will Not Sit on Santa's Lap by Kenn Nesbitt
I Will Not Sit on Santa’s Lap
The Turkey Taquitos Are Tasty Today
The Otter, I’m Told
Don’t Bother any Butterflies
My Pencil’s Old and Broken
The Fisherman and His Wife
Bed Head
Bad Bertie Bartigan
Gladiola’s Garden
Amanda Ate an Orange by Kenn Nesbitt
Amanda Ate an Orange
I Like to Pretend to Be Like Myself
Pete the Pirate Wannabe by Kenn Nesbitt
Pete the Pirate Wannabe
Jake the Yo-Yo Maker
Useless Wristwatch
I’m Learning To Play the Piano Today
Lucky Lou
Melinda McKnight