The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Secret Toenail Clipper

There's a secret toenail clipper
Who sneaks in my room at night
They clip off all my toenails
Then they disappear from sight

I made a plan to catch them
Putting traps around my bed
But the toenail clipper got away
I caught my mum instead

About the Writer

Alex Price

Alex is a Primary Teacher and father of two, living in St Helens, England. He has a degree in creative writing from LJMU and writes humorous children's poetry inspired by his job and his family. When Alex isn't writing, he can be found rock climbing or being climbed on by his children.