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Charles Ghigna

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“Poems for children help them celebrate the joy and wonder of their world. Humorous poems tickle the funny bone of their imaginations.”– Charles Ghigna

Charles Ghigna is a poet, children's author, and nationally syndicated feature writer who helps promote the love of children's literature by speaking at schools, colleges, conferences, and libraries. He is the author of more than thirty books of poetry for children and adults.

Charles lives in Homewood, Alabama with his wife, Debra, and their son, Chip.


Author Bookshelf

Mice Are Nice

By: Charles Ghigna, illustrated by Jon Goodell

These are just three of the reasons why mice are nice. It is indisputable that mice make the best pets of all. The other pets in Babette's pet store will drop feathers everywhere, growl, hide inside their...

Oh My, Pumpkin Pie!

By: Charles Ghigna
illustrated by: Ken Spengler

Autumn in the pumpkin patch, no two pumpkins ever match!
Some are big and win a prize, some wind up in pumpkin pies!
Read about all kinds of pumpkins in this simple rhyming Step 2, perfect for fall!...

One Hundred Shoes

By: Charles Ghigna
illustrated by: Bob Staake

Centipede has one hundred feet. One hundred feet means one hundred shoes. How in the world does Centipede choose shoes? This Math Reader clearly demonstrates the concepts of pairs and multiple sets,...


Snow Wonder

By: Illustrated by Julia Woolf

WHEN TWO CHILDREN wake up to find that it has snowed, they spend the day riding sleds, building snowmen, making snow angels, skating a figure eight, and even taking a break to make gingerbread cookies with grandma....

Barn Storm

By: Charles and Debra Ghigna
ilustrated by: Diane Greenseid

This comical introduction to cause and effect is ideal for emergent readers, who look for cues in simple rhymed text and bright, bold art as they take their first steps toward reading independently.

When...