Written by: Nick Cannon
Illustrated by: Nick Cannon, Art Mobb, caliFAWNia, Captain Kris, MAST, Mike P, Morf, & Queen Andrea
Published in 2015
Grade Level: 2-6
Summary: Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems is a collection of poems by Nick Cannon, illustrated by street artists. The book contains poems inspired by Shel Silverstein, hip hop, people Nick has met, and many others.
Written by: Kurt Cyrus
Illustrated by: Crab Scrambly
Published in 2013
Genre: Poetry, Picture Book
Grade Level: K-3
Summary: Your Skeleton is Showing is a book of poems based in a graveyard. The book begins with a young boy finding a ghost dog looking for it’s master. They journey through the graveyard, encountering poems about the various people who… reside there. From Freddie Diggs (who died from picking his nose), to Michael Gann (who was buried in a garbage can), to Bud Pugsley (whose cause of death was suffocation by hat), the poems in this book are sure to capture the attention of all who read them.
Forward by: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Illustrated by: Peter Bailey, Siân Bailey, Carol Lawson, Chris McEwan
Published in 2004
Grade Level: 4-7
Summary: Once Upon a Poem is an anthology of poems that tell stories. The book contains 15 poems, each of which has an introduction from a famous author. Each poem in this book is completely different from the others, only unified in the fact that they all tell some sort of story.