The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


Slippy slidey slimy slug
Ravenous invertebrate garden thug!
Silvery slithery slimy slow
Out of my garden you must go!

About the Writer

Kathryn Dove

Kathryn writes fiction and poetry for children. She enjoys the alchemy of poetry and seeing how a dash of imagination can transform ordinary life into something surprising and wonderful. She has lived in London and spent a summer working in a small village on the west coast of Scotland. Kathryn now lives with her family in Auckland, New Zealand.