Kenn Nesbitt’s Poetry4Kids


Kenn Nesbitt is an American children's poet. On June 11, 2013 he was named Children's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. He is a writer of humorous poetry for children, including the books My Hippo Has the Hiccups and Revenge of the Lunch Ladies. Kenn Nesbitt has collaborated with poet Linda Knaus on one collection of Christmas poems entitled Santa Got Stuck in the Chimney and with children's musician Eric Herman on several CDs. His poems also appear in numerous anthologies of humorous children's poetry. Nesbitt's writing often includes imagery of outrageous happenings, before ending on a realistic note. Being children's poems, many make fun of school life.

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(9/19/17) Kenn Nesbitt’s Poetry4Kids presents What’s in a Rhyme | Grades 2-5

(9/26/17) Kenn Nesbitt’s Poetry4Kids presents Famous Children’s Poets – Shel Silverstein | Grades 2-5

(10/10/17) Kenn Nesbitt’s Poetry4Kids presents Writing Poetry: How to Write Cinquains | Grades 3-5