Action Verse & Poetry

Verse that starts your feet to movin' and poetry that explores the world around us.

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Hands Say Love

Illustrated by Taeeun Yoo.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers , 2014.


Busy in the Garden

Illustrated by Sam Williams.
Greenwillow (HarperCollins), 2006.


Chicken Scratches: Poultry Poetry And Rooster Rhymes

by George Shannon & Lynn Brunelle
Illustrated by Scott Menchin.

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One Family

Illus. by Blanca Gomez. Frances Foster Books.
Farrar Straus Giroux, 2015.


Frog Legs

Illustrated by Amit Trynan. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 2000.
Scholastic paperback edition, 2000


Sea Gifts

Illustrated by Mary Azarian. Godine, 1989. Paperback, 2000.


Spring: A Haiku Story

Illustrated by Malcah Zeldis.
Greenwillow, 1996.


George's Poems in Other Places:

"Getting Bundled Up to Go." LADYBUG MAGAZINE. January 2002.

"Snow." SPIDER MAGAZINE. January 2005.

"Spring." LADYBUG MAGAZINE. April 2002.

"Violin Recital." CRICKET MAGAZINE. June 2004.


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