Sharon Jane Lansbury
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Sharon Jane Lansbury Poems
I snuggled with my book in bed, a feather pillow for my head, when something strange materialised right there before my very eyes!
Henry Wilmer at the Dentist
Henry Wilmer rose one day to find that he, to his dismay, had something wrong with his back tooth, a broken filling to tell the truth.
A Gruesome Discovery!
Great Aunt Ant Augusta had been missing for a week. Inspector Fly said, ‘sorry, but the outlook’s lookin’ bleak!
Forget Me Knot
Michael is in trouble for he missed a crucial date. His diary is not written in, his calendar’s a state, and if it is your birthday, I think that you may find that the happy day for Michael, is a blank space in his mind.
Lucy Dora Stuck in Flora
A silly bug called Lucy Dora tripped and fell into some Flora. Apparently, she bumped her head when landing on the slice of bread.
Instruction Manuals are Written for a Pu...
A woodlouse must, before he starts performing these aerobic arts, ensure that he is well aware of certain rules made for his care.
The Greedy Centipede
Rachel (Parkinson) Fortescue-Pheede is rather a tiresome centipede. Since having inherited Grandpa’s wealth she thinks of nobody but herself.
Felicity Flotsam is Everso Grand Oh grander than that! I mean EVERSO grand. Her clothes are made by Andre Gravine, who, incidentally, makes frocks for the Queen!
Brian is Six
Brian had a birthday and his friends came round to play, his mother made a birthday cake with icing blue and grey: They played the kind of games that children play the whole world through, and did the sort of naughty things that kids of his age do.
Ooops Sorry! My Mistake!
Whilst in my garden, I could hear a noisy sobbing sound quite near. Investigation proved my fears A creature crying many tears!
Clarissa and Daughter
Clarissa, a spider of large proportions whose legs are found in great contortions, fell from the ceiling above my bath (losing her footing along the path) :
Grandmama Mamillipede Really isn’t up to speed, And though we think she’s really great, Our Grandmama is always late.
Kind and Useful Slugs
Henrietta said to me: ‘I am a warm and cosy bee -
The Ladybirds Who Have No Spots
A Ladybird called Mrs Gresham Suffers a severe obsession: For though we all like tidiness This creature cannot BEAR a mess!
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I snuggled with my book in bed,
a feather pillow for my head,
when something strange materialised
right there before my very eyes!
A troop of creatures fairly small
across my eiderdown they crawled,
they marched up to my book to see
if they might have a word with me!
Their leader said, in tiny tones:
‘listen up you lazy bones! ’
I gazed down at the crowd before me,
half a million, then add forty!
‘Well? ’ I said. ‘What’s wrong with you?
Do you want to hear this story too? ’
‘Darn and blast you! ’ he cried in fright:
‘You keep ...