The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Mark Bird

Mark lives in London but is originally from Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. He is a teacher and children's writer. He has been published in Brian Moses' recent anthology: The Best Ever Book of Funny Poems as well as by Gill Education and The Caterpillar Magazine. His poem, “Halloween Date from Hell” is due to be published by Ventorros Press in 2022 and will be illustrated by Chris White. Mark has his own blog and website:

Poems by Mark include:

New Whooping Wood
Christmas Sense
Dream Flight
Take Flight
Waking Up in Strange Places
Parkour The World
Foodie Frenzy
I Didn't Dare Go
What Have the Teachers Ever Done for Us?