The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

The Snowman's List

Lend me your hat and long, stripy scarf
just in case it snows.
Fetch two chunks of coal for eyes
and a carrot for my nose.
Arrange some pebbles in a curve
to let me smile all day.
You can have them back again
when I melt away.

About the Writer

Julie Anna Douglas

Julie has been writing poems for as long as she can remember and many of them have found homes is beautiful magazines like The Caterpillar, Ladybug and Spider and in poetry collections by The Emma Press and MacMillan Publishing. She particularly enjoys combining poetry and art in workshops for children and her first poetry collection 'Painting Poems' illustrated by Jools Wilson is full of colourful poetry and creative ideas. Her next book is full of poetry maps and will be out soon!