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The Best Poetry Kids Books

Looking for the best poetry books?

Helping a kid find their next favorite book is crucial. As J.K. Rowling once said, “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” On our book discovery platform, we've collected the best poetry kids books, from new 2021 books to classic stories, so you'll be sure to find a book that becomes a favorite. Scroll down to see top recommendations, popular titles, and search by board, picture or chapter book.

Bestselling Books

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Shel Silverstein
Picture book
5.0
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Michael Rosen, Helen Oxenbury
Board book
5.5
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Natasha Wing, Mindy Pierce
Picture book
3.8
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Shel Silverstein
Picture book
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D.J. Steinberg, Mark Chambers
Picture book
4.8
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Natasha Wing, Barbara Johansen Newman
Picture book
4.5
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Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson
Picture book
5.5
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Sharon Creech
Chapter book
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Blanche Fisher Wright
Picture book
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Mahogany L. Browne, Elizabeth Acevedo, Olivia Gatwood, Theodore Taylor III
Picture book
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Classic Books

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Clement Clarke Moore, Holly Hobbie
Picture book
5.8
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Clement C. Moore, Antonio Javier Caparo
Picture book
5.7
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Clement C. Moore, Tomie dePaola
Board book
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Lewis Carroll, Chris Riddell
Chapter book
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Maud Petersham, Miska Petersham
Picture book
4.0
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Marcia Brown, Blaise Cendrars
Picture book
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Iona Opie, Rosemary Wells
Picture book
5.9
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Iona Opie, Peter Opie, Maurice Sendak
Chapter book
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Margaret Wise Brown
Picture book
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Ruth Krauss, Maurice Sendak
Picture book
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Lesser-Known Gems

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Iona Opie, Rosemary Wells
Picture book
5.9
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Marilyn Singer, Josee Masse
Picture book
5.5
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Eileen R. Meyer, Dave Szalay
Picture book
5.0
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