Read and Rate these Classic Children's Poems

Here are the most recently added classic children's poems for you to read and rate. I post more classic poems regularly, so please check back often. Have fun!

If You Ever Meet a Whale by Anonymous
If You Ever Meet a Whale
by Anonymous
The Early Owl by Oliver Herford
The Early Owl
by Oliver Herford
Jeremy Jangle by William Brighty Rands
Jeremy Jangle
by William Brighty Rands

Predjudice
by Charlotte Perkins Stetson
The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Swing
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Old Mother Hubbard by Anonymous
Old Mother Hubbard
by Anonymous

At the Zoo
by A.A. Milne

The Hunting of the Snark
by Lewis Carroll
A Great Lady by Carolyn Wells
A Great Lady
by Carolyn Wells
An Assortment of Short Poems by Gelett Burgess
An Assortment of Short Poems
by Gelett Burgess

The Pobble Who Has No Toes
by Edward Lear
The Embarassing Episode of Little Miss Muffet by Guy Whetmore Carryl
The Embarrassing Episode of Little Miss Muffet
by Guy Wetmore Carryl

Most Popular Classic Poems

Right now, these are the most popular classic children's poems on the website, as rated by you! These will change as you rate more poems!


There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
by Anonymous

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
by Robert Frost

The Animal Store
by Rachel Field

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod
by Eugene Field

A Tiger Tale
by John Bennett

A Visit from St. Nicholas
by Clement Clark Moore

Hush Little Baby
by Anonymous

My Bed Is a Boat
by Robert Louis Stevenson

A Great Lady
by Carolyn Wells

The Butter Betty Bought
by Carolyn Wells

Ned Nott and Sam Shott
by Anonymous

Antigonish
by Hughes Mearns

Lots of Classic Poems...

And here are a whole lot more classic children's poems. These poems are also ranked by popularity (with the most popular ones at the top), so don't be surprised if they change position when you rate them.


The Swing
by Robert Louis Stevenson

The King's Breakfast
by A.A. Milne

In Praise of Llamas
by Arthur Guiterman

The Elf and the Dormouse
by Oliver Herford

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
by Jane Taylor

The Dying Fisherman's Song
by Anonymous

Eletelephony
by Laura E. Richards

At the Zoo
by A.A. Milne

Jabberwocky
by Lewis Carroll

The Tyger
by William Blake

The Purple Cow
by Gelett Burgess

The Owl and the Pussycat
by Edward Lear

Holding Hands
by Leonore M. Link

The Early Owl
by Oliver Herford

Table Manners
by Gelett Burgess

There Was a Young Fellow Named Hall
by Anonymous

The Quangle Wangle's Hat
by Edward Lear

The Rhinoceros
by Oliver Herford

Rebecca, Who Slammed Doors for Fun and Perished Miserably
by Hilaire Belloc

Pittypat and Tipppytoe
by Eugene Field

The Jumblies
by Edward Lear

Habits of the Hippopotamus
by Arthur Guiterman

Clouds
by Christina Rossetti

You Are Old, Father William
by Lewis Carroll

How Doth the Little Crocodile
by Lewis Carroll

If You Ever Meet a Whale
by Anonymous

Predjudice
by Charlotte Perkins Stetson

Jim, Who Ran Away from His Nurse, and Was Eaten by a Lion
by Hillaire Belloc

The Mad Gardener's Song
by Lewis Carroll

Bed in Summer
by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Walrus and the Carpenter
by Lewis Carroll

My Shadow
by Robert Louis Stevenson

From a Railway Carriage
by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Shooting of Dan McGrew
by Robert Service

Casey at the Bat
by Ernest Lawrence Thayer

Paul Revere's Ride
by Henry Wadworth Longfellow

Antonio
by Laura E. Richards

Old Mother Hubbard
by Anonymous

The Little Peach
by Eugene Field

Little Bo Peep
by Anonymous

The Crocodile
by Oliver Herford

Daddy Fell into the Pond
by Alfred Noyes

Over the River and through the Wood
by Lydia Maria Child

The Tutor
by Carolyn Wells

The House that Jack Built
by Anonymous

An Assortment of Short Poems
by Gelett Burgess

The Pobble Who Has No Toes
by Edward Lear

The Wond'rous Wise Man
by Anonymous

The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo
by Edward Lear

The Walloping Window-Blind
by Charles Edward Carryl

Mr. Nobody
by Anonymous

My Dream
by Anonymous

I Eat My Peas with Honey
by Anonymous

Theme in Yellow
by Carl Sandburg

The Answers
by Robert Clairmont

At the Zoo
by William Makepeace Thackery

The Duel
by Eugene Field

Little Boy Blue
by Anonymous

The Embarrassing Episode of Little Miss Muffet
by Guy Wetmore Carryl

The Unfortunate Giraffe
by Oliver Herford

The Camel's Complaint
by Charles Edward Carryl

Godfrey Gordon Gustavus Gore
by William Brighty Rands

The Land of Nod
by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Hunting of the Snark
by Lewis Carroll

Mary's Lamb
by Sarah Josepha Hale

The Ostrich
by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

The Cremation of Sam McGee
by Robert Service

Memorumdrums
by Charles Edward Carryl

Jeremy Jangle
by William Brighty Rands

Little Orphant Annie
by James Whitcomb Riley

There Was a Little Girl
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I Saw Esau
by Anonymous

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