Friends on the Menu
I’m gonna eat Henry.
I’m gonna eat Phil.
I’m gonna eat Debbie.
I’m gonna eat Jill.
I’m gonna eat Tommy
and Sue, no surprise.
Is it weird that I like to
name all my French Fries?
— Alan Katz
Copyright © 2016. All Rights Reserved. From One Minute till Bedtime: 60-Second Poems to Send You off to Sleep. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Reprinted by permission of the author.
From One Minute till Bedtime: 60-Second Poems to Send You off to Sleep
It’s time for tuck-in, and your little one wants just one more moment with you—so fill it with something that will feed the imagination, fuel a love of reading, and send them off to sleep in a snap. Reach for a one-minute poem!
Former Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt presents a blockbuster collection of all-new poetry penned by some of the most beloved and celebrated poets of our time, including Jack Prelutsky, Jon Scieszka, Mary Ann Hoberman, Nikki Grimes, Lemony Snicket, Jane Yolen, and many more. Illuminated with dreamlike wit and whimsy by New York Times illustrator and award-winning artist Christoph Niemann, here is a new bedtime classic.
When the busy day is drawing to a close and the whole family is ready for rest, take a minute for poetry and send your little one off to sleep.