Here is a list of some of the places where my children's poems have been published or are awaiting publication. The list does not include "adult" light verse that is suitable for children, or child-friendly poems that I have had published in various magazine and newspaper humor competitions.

Children's Poems in Magazines

  • "Bird Talk," The Caterpillar, Spring 2021

  • "Crescent," Highlights for Children, April 2020

  • "We Come In Peace," The Caterpillar, Summer 2020

  • "Flowers," Highlights HELLO, forthcoming

  • "Fabulous Five," The School Magazine, Blast Off (July 2020)

  • "Army Ants," The School Magazine (forthcoming)

  • "Ghost Story," The School Magazine (forthcoming)

  • "Under the Rainbow," Highlights for Children, May 2018

  • "The Breeze," Cricket,  February 2017

  • "How High Is The Sky?" Highlights for Children, April 2019

  • "Face Game," Highlights HELLO, forthcoming

  • "My Brain," The Caterpillar, Spring 2020

  • "They Say," The Caterpillar, Winter 2018

  • "I'm Not You," The Caterpillar, Spring 2019

  • "Naming the Throne," The Caterpillar, Autumn 2019

  • "The Latest Thing," Spider, September 2019

  • "Reading Between the Letters," Ladybug, April 2018

  • "Thanks to Whom?" Spider, May/June 2019

  • "Thoughts," Highlights for Children, October 2012​

  • "Colors," Highlights for Children, December 2012

  • "My Nose," Highlights for Children, May 2013

  • "Popcorn Dreams," Highlights for Children, published 2015

  • "Summer Sorcerer," Highlights for Children 

  • "Birthday," Highlights High Five, forthcoming

  • "Thoughts in Motion," Highlights for Children, forthcoming

  • "The Thing About Chickens," Anon Two (Scotland 2004)

  • "Dear Teacher," Anon Two (Scotland 2004)

  • "Disappointed Dog," Anon Two (Scotland 2004)

  • "My Champion Bee," Anon Two (Scotland 2004)

  • "Obviously," Anon Two (Scotland 2004)

  • "Relatively Speaking," Anon Two (Scotland 2004)

  • "Solar Lunacy," Anon Two (Scotland 2004)

  • "Jokes Talk Back," Light Quarterly

  • "Tales from Camelot," Light Quarterly

  • "The Horse Who Said Moo," Umbrella/Bumbershoot

  • "Unlucky," Umbrella/Bumbershoot

  • "Advice," Crows Toes Quarterly (June 2010)

Children's Poems in Anthologies

  • "The 'Just Because' Hug," One Minute Till Bedtime, edited by Kenn Nesbitt (November 2016)

  • "What's Mine," The Best Ever Book of Funny Poems, edited by Brian Moses (Macmillan, March 2021)

  • "Changing Times," Hop To It: Poems to Get You Moving (October 2020)

  • "Hand Washing Song," Hop To It: Poems to Get You Moving (October 2020)

  • "Oops!,"  I Bet I Can Make You Laugh: The Funniest Poems Around (Bloomsbury, September 2018)

  • "The Moon Fell Down," Moonstruck: Poems About Our Moon (Otter-Barry, June 2019)

  • "Double Delight!", I Am A Jigsaw: Puzzling Poems to Baffle Your Brain (Bloomsbury, February 2019)

  • "Bang!", Spaced Out: Space Poems Chosen by Brian Moses and James Carter (Bloomsbury 2019)

  • "Great Barrier Reef," National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry, October 2015

  • "Compared to What?", Watcher of the Skies, (Emma Press, November 2016)

  • "Teddy Roosevelt in Medora," Poetry of US  (National Geographic,  September 2018)

  • "Gilroy Garlic Festival," Poetry of US  (National Geographic,  September 2018)

  • "Fables," Poetry Friday Book of Celebrations  (May 2015)

  • "Apology," Imperfect: Poems About Mistakes (April 2018)

  • "Great Barrier Reef," HMH into Reading: my Book 2 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company 2020)

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