The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Laura Lollipop

Listen to Fiona reading her poem ...
Laura Lollipop loved to laugh,
While beating eggs within the bath,
Once, she planned to bake a cake,
On which to sail across a lake,
But sadly, sponge is soft and thin,
So Laura Lolly fell right in!

About the Writer

Fiona Halliday

Fiona has enjoyed and written poetry all her life. She has fond memories of family members sharing poems with her from a very early age. Fiona has taught in primary schools, across the age range, for the last twenty years and specialises in literacy. She loves language, learning and laughter. She also likes alliteration! When she isn’t teaching, reading or writing, Fiona enjoys playing the flute, spending time with her family and drinking copious amounts of tea!