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"Little Boy Blue" and "Hickory, Dickory, Dock"

Peter, Peter, Pizza-Eater

© copyright "Little Boy Blue" by Graham Denton and "Hickory, Dickory, Dock" by Robert Scotellaro from Peter, Peter, Pizza-Eater with permission of its publisher Meadowbrook Press.

Free Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons eBook

For a limited time, Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons is available for free on eBook! Now's your chance to check out the book that sold out in a day and a half at the International Reading Association's 2014 Conference.

Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons

Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons gives teachers and parents everything they need to help motivate children and improve their reading:

  • 35 Kid-tested poems by Bruce Lansky

  • 35 Off-the-wall illustrations by Stephen Carpenter

  • 35 Customized reading lessons by Amy Buswell

  • 35 Sets of zany performance tips by Bruce Lansky

...all of which are designed to make the process of reading improvement fun!


Using her program, 95% of Buswell's students have made significant improvement in their reading. In 2010, her school raised their Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) reading score to an "A" for the first time. In 2011, Buswell's school achieved one of the highest-percentage reading gains in the county. In 2013, Buswell's 2nd grade students increased the number of correct words they could read per minute by almost four times the expected amount.


Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons is a 2014 HONORS winner in the Education category of the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Parent Resources competition.

And don't forget the paperback edition is available exclusively from Meadowbrook Press before it's in stores! Order now and save 20% off the cover price.

eBook available at the following online retailers:

Amazon   iTunes   Barnes&Noble   Google   Blio


"Row, Row, Row Your Boat"

Mary Had a Little Jam

© copyright Bruce Lansky from Mary Had a Little Jam with permission of its publisher Meadowbrook Press.

Homeschool.com Giveaway

We're pleased to annouce that Meadowbrook Press is a part of Summer Freebies with Homeschool.com.

During the month of June, many educational websites, curriculum providers, etc., will be joining with Homeschool.com to offer a portion of their services free of charge to homeschoolers and others interested in home-based education.

Please visit Homeschool.com for a chance to win a copy of Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons, and to see what other great opportunities are available to you and your family.

Picture of Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons

 Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons gives parents and teachers everything they need
 to help children improve their reading:
     • 35 kid-tested poems by Bruce Lansky
     • 35 off-the-wall illustrations by Stephen Carpenter
     • 35 customized reading lessons by Amy Buswell
     • 35 sets of zany performance tips by Bruce Lansky
      …all of which are designed to make the process of reading improvement more
     like fun than work.

 2014 National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA)
 Parenting Resources Honors Winner in Education

 Now available from Meadowbrook Press, available in stores August 5, 2014

"I'm Glad I'm Me"

I'm Glad I'm Me

© Phil Bolsta from Kids Pick the Funniest Poems, published by Meadowbrook Press.

Shoreview Library Visit

Bruce Lansky

Bruce Lansky will be at the Shoreview Library on Monday, May 5 at 10:30am sharing poetry and his latest PictureReading book with the storytime group. For more information click here.

Language Magazine Article

Amy Buswell and Bruce Lansky, coauthors of the upcoming Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons (Available August 5, 2014), contributed to an article on tips for succeeding with readers in this month's Language Magazine.  Check out the link below for the full article.

Help for Every Struggling Reader

2014 NAPPA Awards

The 2014 National Parenting Publication Awards (NAPPA) have honored two upcoming Meadowbrook Press titles with awards in their Parenting Resources competition.

2014 NAPPA Silver WinnerEarly Birdy Gets the Worm

Early Birdy Gets the Worm (Available May 6, 2014) has been named a SILVER Award Winner in the Education category.

2014 NAPPA HonorsGiggle Poetry Reading Lessons

Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons (Available August 5, 2014) has been named an HONORS Award Winner in the Education category.

Poetry Olio

Poetry Olio

Hangout with your favorite Giggle Poets

including; Kenn Nesbitt, Eric Ode and Bruce Lansky 

at the Meadowbrook Press booth #2648

at the International Reading Association 59th Annual Conference

May 9-12 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisana

"Recipe for Making Mud Pies"

Recipe for Making Mud Pies

©Don Stewart from Kids Pick the Funniest Poems, published by Meadowbrook Press.

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