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Remarkable Collection Of Children's Poetry

Description: A list of twenty of the best collections of children's poetry that I own or have read.

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1
13,371 members, 434 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

KTIversen1 (1): In my opinion, Shel Silverstein was the best poet of the 20th century. And this is his best collection.

2
9,222 members, 193 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (2)

Score: 3.36

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KTIversen1 (2): Shel Silverstein is my favourite poet, and this is the second best collection of his poetry.

3
2,039 members, 68 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

KTIversen1 (3): The title explains my reasoning. Read the book!

4
2 members, 0 reviews

Lists: KTIversen1 (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

KTIversen1 (4): This is the best collection of poetry written specifically for children that I have read. And one of my grandchildren's favourite books. In fact, my granddaughter used to take it everywhere she went. Another random discovery on Amazon.… (more)

5
194 members, 4 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

KTIversen1 (5): This was my favourite poem when I was young.

6
304 members, 9 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (6)

Score: 2.56

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KTIversen1 (6): A Timeless Classic by Ogden Nash. And one of my favourites from my childhood.

7
89 members, 4 reviews
4.54 stars (4.54 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (7)

Score: 2.46

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KTIversen1 (7): A brilliant follow up to Custard The Dragon.

8
4,550 members, 48 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (8)

Score: 2.38

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KTIversen1 (8): Another favourite from my childhood.

9
232 members, 4 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (9)

Score: 2.31

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KTIversen1 (9): A brilliant collection of short verse and limericks by Ogden Nash.

10
17,845 members, 667 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

KTIversen1 (10): Really?

11
16,085 members, 487 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

KTIversen1 (11): No explanation required. Just look out the window the next time it's pouring rain.

12
136 members, 8 reviews
4.63 stars (4.63 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (12)

Score: 2.15

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KTIversen1 (12): This is a delightful book of original poetry by Jack Prelutsky. Nothing old!

13
1,445 members, 55 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (13)

Score: 2.11

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KTIversen1 (13): It's Shel, man. Shel wrote it. What's to explain?

14
395 members, 81 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (14)

Score: 2.07

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KTIversen1 (14): Thoroughly entertaining. My grandchildren love it!

15
140 members, 33 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (15)

Score: 2.03

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KTIversen1 (15): Jack has written a lot of great poetry. It's unfortunate that he's not a household name.

16
11 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (16)

Score: 2

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KTIversen1 (16): I bought this one off of Amazon for my granddaughter. She loves poetry. And all I had to do was read the preview, and I knew should would love this one.… (more)

17
9,441 members, 358 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (17)

Score: 1.97

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KTIversen1 (17): Like a lot of others, I received this book the day I graduated high school. I still have it.

18
3,804 members, 60 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (18)

Score: 1.94

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KTIversen1 (18): One of Dr Seuss's lesser known books, but well worth having. Then again, which ones are not?

19
1,055 members, 33 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (19)

Score: 1.92

Explanations:

KTIversen1 (19): Jack Prelutsky has been a very prolific author of children's poetry. And like many others, he was overshadowed by the great Dr Seuss.

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1,265 members, 52 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: KTIversen1 (20)

Score: 1.89

Explanations:

KTIversen1 (20): Another Great book by Jack Prelutsky.

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Started by: KTIversen1 (June 2020)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

Limit: 20 books

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