FEATURED IN MAGAZINES & JOURNALS:

FEATURED IN POETRY ANTHOLOGIES:

“Under the Bridge”
I Am a Jigsaw: Puzzling Poems to Baffle Your Brain
Edited by Roger Stevens
Bloomsbury UK

“I’m Magic”
Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble: Magical Poems
Chosen by Paul Cookson
Bloomsbury UK

“The Kite Experiment”
Shaping the World: 40 Historical Heroes in Verse
Chosen by Liz Brownlee
Macmillan Children’s Books

“On National Engineers Week”
A World Full of Poems
Edited by Sylvia Vardell
DK Children

“Beep, Beep, Beep!” and “On National Engineers Week”
The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations
Compiled by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong
Pomelo Books

“Beep, Beep, Beep!”
Great Morning: Poems for School Leaders to Read Aloud
Compiled by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong
Pomelo Books

“March!” and “On a Beach”
Hop to It: Poems to Get You Moving
Compiled by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong
Pomelo Books

“Lots of Things”
Imperfect: Poems about Mistakes
Edited by Tabatha Yeatts
History House Publishers

“Sleepless”
Imperfect II: Poems about Perspective
Edited by Tabatha Yeatts
History House Publishers

“November,” “Mary Louisa Boit, Age 8,” and “King Kong Song”
The Best of Today’s Little Ditty: 2016
Compiled by Michelle Heidenrich Barnes
Igoo Island Press

“A Beastly Combination” and “Office Horror Story”
The Best of Today’s Little Ditty: 2017-2018
Compiled by Michelle Heidenrich Barnes
Igoo Island Press

FEATURED ONLINE:

A Great Nephew and a Great Aunt (Penny Parker Klostermann)
“Lone Wolf”

Poetry for Children (Sylvia Vardell)
“On a Beach”
“March!”

Team Imperfect (Tabatha Yeatts)
“Grandma”

Today’s Little Ditty (Michelle Heidenrich Barnes)
“November”
“Daily Squirrel”
“Office Horror Story”
“A Beastly Combination”
“Mary Louisa Boit, Age 8”
“King Kong Song”
“Mushrooms”

AWARDS & HONORS:

  • Starred reviews from School Library Journal, Youth Services Book Review, and Imagination Soup (Animals in Pants)
  • ALA/ALSC Notable Children’s Book Winner, 2024 All Ages Category (Animals in Pants)
  • CYBILS Awards Winner, 2023 Poetry Collection Category (Animals in Pants)
  • Evanston Public Library’s 101 Great Books for Kids, 2023 (Animals in Pants)
  • 31 Days, 31 Lists: 2023 Best Poetry Books for Kids (Animals in Pants)
  • Imagination Soup’s 35 Best Nonfiction Books for Kids, 2023 (Animals in Pants)
  • Eureka Public Library Favorite Reads, Honorable Mention, 2023 (Animals in Pants)
  • Winner, NPR Morning Edition Crowdsourced Sports Poem with Kwame Alexander, 2019
  • Winner, Writing with the Stars Mentorship Contest, 2017
  • Third Place, Susanna Leonard Hill Holiday Contest, 2015
  • Best Use of Poetic Language, Susanna Leonard Hill Halloweensie Contest, 2015
  • Winner (Science Fiction), Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, 2014
  • Honorable Mention, Susanna Leonard Hill Halloweensie Contest, 2013
  • Funniest Entry, Susanna Leonard Hill Holiday Contest, 2013

FEATURED ONLINE:

A Great Nephew and a Great Aunt (Penny Parker Klostermann)
“Lone Wolf”

Poetry for Children (Sylvia Vardell)
“On a Beach”
“March!”

Team Imperfect (Tabatha Yeatts)
“Grandma”

Today’s Little Ditty (Michelle Heidenrich Barnes)
“November”
“Daily Squirrel”
“Office Horror Story”
“A Beastly Combination”
“Mary Louisa Boit, Age 8”
“King Kong Song”
“Mushrooms”