The poem above is published in my latest book, Welcome To My Crazy Life (Bloomsbury). The other day I set a challenge on Twitter. I shared the poem, and encouraged children to come up with poems using their own 'silly similes'. I didn't set any more rules, I just waited to see what weird and wonderful ideas would results. I am delighted to say that many children got in touch with their own poems, and I am honoured to be able to share some up the results!
First up is Ashlynn, age 12, from Wisconsin USA:
Wonderful stuff! Next up is Ashlynn's sister Brooklynn, age 10:
Next, please give a big round of applause for Anna, age 9:
And let's hear it for Henry, age 7:
Let's hear it for Liberty, age 10!
And finally, a great big cheer for Lincoln, age 10.