The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

A Wiggly, Squiggly Caterpillar

A wiggly, squiggly caterpillar
Crawls up a leafy tree,
Spins a cocoon as cozy as can be.
After twenty days,
Something hatches out ...
A pretty, flitty butterfly
That flutters all about!

About the Writer

Dianne Moritz

Dianne is a former K-3 teacher in Los Angeles, CA. She now writes poetry and picture books, along with stories, action rhymes and craft ideas, which have been published in Highlights High 5, Hello, Babybug, Ladybug and many other children's magazines. Her most popular book, 1, 2, 3 BY THE SEA, is a bestseller and was listed on Bank Streets "best books, 2014." GOING ON A GHOST HUNT came out in July, 2022.