The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


Listen to Fiona tie her shoelace ...
I can do this!
I should do this!
I will do this!
I must do this!
I’ve nearly done it!
I have done it!
I am ace!
I can tie my own shoelace!

About the Writer

Fiona Halliday

Fiona has enjoyed and written poetry all her life. She has fond memories of family members sharing poems with her from a very early age. Fiona has taught in primary schools, across the age range, for the last twenty years and specialises in literacy. She loves language, learning and laughter. She also likes alliteration! When she isn’t teaching, reading or writing, Fiona enjoys playing the flute, spending time with her family and drinking copious amounts of tea!