top of page

Poetry for children and others


School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW:

SLJ Review.PNG

Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW:

Kirkus Review.PNG

Storywraps 12/5/2022:

"I delight in great kid's poetry and I know this book will not disappoint.  The Red Ear Blows Its Nose is oftentimes silly, hilarious, witty, clever, and just plain fun. This debut collection of poems from award-winning Robert Schechter will be an instant hit with kids no matter what their ages.


"Creative ideas presented in playful rhyming language will have kids returning again and again to enjoy.  In my humble opinion the author's impressive poetic skills align him with the likes of Shel Silverstein, Kenn Nesbitt, Mary Ann Hoberman and Jack Prelutsky, just to cite a few of the great kid poets.  This book certainly deserves a place in a home library AND on a classroom and elementary school library shelf. It definitely is a winner and I highly recommend it!"

San Diego Jewish World, 11/16/2022 

"Poetry Book Will Delight, Inspire Children and Adults"

Robert Schechter is a master of word play and rhyme and he uses these talents to enchant children and adults alike in this collection of poems.”


Cannonballread, 10/25/2022

“And Poetry for All”

Seriously funny with a hint of “hey! This might be something to think about.”


Edelweiss / Goodreads, review by Theediscerning, 11/16/2022

“A very readable collection of verse that loves word play, absurdities and the old nonsense poem way of thinking, but seems to add something more …. strongly sustained, all-ages-friendly rhyme….the mind boggles as to how any sequels are going to be nearly as stuffed with goodies as this collection. There is a lot of work here, with some brilliantly restrictive rhyming schemes in play, and as a result a lot of pleasure.”, October 14, 2022

“If you’ve got any “littles” in your life, The Red Ear Blows Its Nose is the perfect gift book to preorder for next year’s National Poetry Month. Published by Word  Galaxy Press, an imprint of the well-respected Able Muse Press, The Red Ear Blows Its Nose dishes out hilarity, wit, wordplay, and wisdom in a playfully illustrated collection of poems “for children and others.” 

The Citizen (South Africa, newspaper) 11/3/2022

“Kids’ book pure poetry: Witty pages filled with joy will even hook adults; Official age range is 7-12, but ‘second number could be extended indefinitely"

Northshire Bookstore, Staff Pick

"Silly and serious, thoughtful and joyful, the poems on these pages are all ages. Covering the seasons, words, nature, body parts and doing nothing, the style is a mix of classic poets with a modern twist." 



bottom of page