Poetry

Ellen not only writes books, but also poems, for young readers. She has taught poetry to third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders. Some of her poems will be featured here on Kids’ Clicks for you to read! The first poem I’ll share with you is called Foursquare. Foursquare High-flying pound-bounce hit -the-ground tiger pounce  …

Kids Ask Ellen

Kids often ask me: “When did you first start writing?”  Well– I always loved to write. I published my first story, “My Cat Felix”, when I was in second grade. It was about our pet cat who acted like a dog, trotting after my Dad every morning to pick up the paper. Felix was always getting into…