Archive for November, 2009

Last Day – Thankyou

Monday, November 30th, 2009

I just thought I should say THANKYOU to Tara and all the guest bloggers on her blog who have helped those taking part in Picture Book Idea Month (PiBoIdMo). Firstly thanks for the idea of a thirty day challenge, secondly thankyou for all the encouragement and resources you have all dug up for us 🙂 […]

So Where Have I Got Too?

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Well I had 30 ideas pretty much from the beginning and have been working on fleshing out and writing some of them. I have completed the poems for the Little Book of Festive Poetry – some of them are a bit rough – not as nicely rhymey as I would like but they are something […]

The Twelve Days Of Christmas – Poem 10

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Ok so yes this is probably cheating 🙂 On the first day of Christmas my Jean Bean said to me There’s a cat in the Christmas tree On the second day of Christmas my Jean Bean said to me Two eaten pies, and there’s a cat in the Christmas tress On third day of christmas […]

Of Christmas and Cats – Poem Nine

Friday, November 27th, 2009

In our house there are four cats Four cats in our house That do jump and leap about At Christmas time the time of Christmas these cats do have a fantastic time Leaping up into the tree The tree they leap into it seems is all baubles and glittery things For them to try To […]

Poem Eight

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

If your reading this and its Christmas Eve and night Then close your little eyes screw them up tight For Father Christmas is on his way Delivering presents for Christmas Day But he will not stop at houses where He thinks children will stop and stare Watching for that streak in the sky The comet […]

This is… Poem Seven

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

This is your little Book of Festive Poetry for the month of December and some of January So lets begin with a Christmas shout And get those decorations out and about And string them all about the house And Jean don’t forget your special little Santa Mouse Who has a story all his own Or […]

Santa Don’t Burn Your Bum – Poem Six

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Dear Santa l must warn you Of our Cottage in a valley All oak beams and stone too But especially about the chimney There is a lovely fire place Burning coal, wood and stuff We are warning you just in case You end up in a huff At night our fire don’t go out Its […]

Poem Five – Christmas Eve

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Christmas Eve Decorations round the house Buables, tinsel, Santa Mouse Jean is adding chocolates to the tree She wants to eat one But Mummy is being mean And says she’s had lots already Mince pies, strudle, custard – jelly Lights glowing in pretty tones Jean talks excitedly on the phone To Nanny and Ganfer who […]

Christmas Dinner – Poem Four

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

It’s our house on Christmas Day But there is no turkey on display Daddy’s a veggi or so they say So on this most special day Instead of grey and stringy meat We have something nice to eat It really is the bestest treat And it might even be a little sweet It is known […]

Mummy’s Socks – Poem Three

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

This still needs a lot of work – but I really like the concept and yes I do really have a lot of socks! Mummy has so many socks A draw full she has – a draw full of socks All rainbow and stippy – are her socks Purple and blue, all kinds of hues […]