Kenn Nesbitt

Kenn Nesbitt

About Kenn Nesbitt

Former Children's Poet Laureate (2013-15) Kenn Nesbitt is the author of many books for kids, including Kiss, Kiss Good Night, My Hippo Has the Hiccups, Revenge of the Lunch Ladies, and many others. His poems have appeared in numerous bestselling anthologies, including every book in the popular Kids Pick the Funniest Poems series, and anthologies with more than two million copies in print. His work has been published in hundreds of school textbooks around the world, as well as national television programs, and numerous children's magazines. Kenn visits hundreds of schools online each year, sharing his wacky brand of poetry with kids everywhere, and helping to create a new generation of poetry lovers. His website, www.poetry4kids.com, is the most visited children's poetry website on the Internet.

Connect with him on Twitter (@poetry4kids) and Instagram (@kennnesbitt).

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    Poems by Kenn Nesbitt

  • Candy Andy

    in Famous Holiday Poems

    Hello, my name is Andy.
    I’m a fan of eating candy.
    It’s delicious and it’s dandy,
    and my favorite thing to eat.

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  • We Bought A Lot Of Candy Bars

    in Famous Holiday Poems

    We bought a lot of candy bars.
    We thought it would be neat
    to have a ton for all the kids
    who came to trick-or-treat.

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    • Rating 3.83
  • A Vampire Bit My Neck Last Night

    in Famous Holiday Poems

    A vampire bit my neck last night.
    And, though it sounds insane,
    some zombies chased me down the street
    and tried to eat my brain.

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  • Halloween Is Nearly Here

    in Famous Holiday Poems

    Halloween is nearly here.
    I’ve got my costume planned.
    It’s sure to be the most horrific
    outfit in the land.

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    • Votes 7
    • Rating 4.86
  • Springy Sidewalk

    in Famous Children Poems

    The people outside on the sidewalk
    can’t seem to remain on the ground.
    They’re jumping and hopping and springing,
    and generally bouncing around.

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    • Rating 3.90
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