The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Caterpillar Classroom

(List Poem)

Name of School:
“Weed Patch”

Ms. Metamorphosis

Best Subject:
Leaf munching

Snack Food:

P.E. Activity:
Hanging upside down

Skin shedding

Teacher Comments:
“Once a wiggle-worm.
Now takes wing.”

About the Writer

Sherry Shahan

Sherry has 40 children’s books to her credit, pre-school through young adult. Her writing has appeared in Aquila, Highlights For Children, Cobblestone, Cricket, Owl and other children’s magazines. Sherry holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts and taught a picture book writing course for UCLA Extension for 10 years.