Funny Poems for Children
By Josie Whitehead
Whenever I read story books,
I think it is a shame
That someone gave a character
A really stupid name.
Red Riding Hood, for instance –
Well, what sort of name is that?
Who’d call their daughter by a name
Of something like a hat?
I wonder what her teacher said
The day she started school?
And did the children laugh at her
For children can be cruel?
'Red Riding Hood?' the teacher cried:
'That’s surely not your name?
Now come along, you silly girl,
I don’t have time for games!!'
So, tell me what your real name is:
Blue Anorak? Green Socks?
Well I think you won’t believe me,
But my name is Goldilocks.
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