The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Book Bloom

Stories told,
Books read,
In class, in hammocks,
Tucked in bed.
A story greens,
The page unfurls,
When words take root
They bloom the world.

About the Writer

Raven Howell

Raven's poems are published in a variety of magazines including Jack and Jill, Ladybug, Spider, Cricket, Humpty Dumpty, Highlights for Children, The School magazine, and High Five. Raven is the author of 15 picture books including the Mom’s Choice Award title My Community, and Creative Child Magazine’s Best Children’s Poetry Book, Chuckles and Smiles. Raven serves as Creative and Publishing Advisor with Red Clover Reader, and writes a monthly column in Story Monsters Ink Magazine. Raven is Poetry Director for the children’s anthology, Monster Magnificent and a collaborating author for Reading is Fundamental.