The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Choosing Time

Listen to Attie read ...
Tallulah loves to hula hoop
Ryan likes to climb.
Ben likes counting up to ten
then counting down again.

Sophie likes a singsong
Hugh likes hide-and-seek.
Reggie likes to run run run
and dancing in the sun.

Tilly loves the trumpet
Ranjit likes to rap.
Lola loves to draw with chalk
wherever people walk.

Robin likes to make mud pies
Adam loves to sew.
I love sitting very still
until ... until ... until ...

About the Writer

Attie Lime

Attie writes and performs poetry for children, and owns a poetry parrot called Marjorie. Attie's first collection for children will be published by Otter-Barry Books in 2025.