For the month of September of the year 2012, I will be featuring poems of Kenn Nesbitt. I have chosen my favorite poems from Kenn and have already lined them up. It will be on the Home page every Monday of September. Below is a short biography of Kenn Nesbitt so you can get to know him a bit.
Kenn Nesbitt was born in Berkeley, California, in 1962. He grew up in Fresno and San Diego and currently lives in Washington state with his wife, children, and pets.
He is the author of numerous books of poetry for children, including Santa Got Stuck in the Chimney (2006), When the Teacher
Isn’t Looking: And Other Funny School Poems (2005), and The Aliens Have Landed at Our School! (2001). His books abound with hilarious and silly situations. In addition to writing books, Nesbitt has also written lyrics for the music CDs Snail’s Pace, Snowy Day, and Monkey
Business by Eric Herman and the Invisible Band.
Kenn Nesbitt has created an online “Funny Poetry Playground” at Poetry4kids.com; it features funny poems, lessons, games, and poetry-related activities.
Kenn’s biography was taken from: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/kenn-nesbitt#poet
For more poems from Kenn Nesbitt you can visit his website: http://www.poetry4kids.com/