Charles Ghigna
"America's Popular Children's Poet"
as featured on ABC-TV's "Good Morning America"
5,000 poems, 100 books, and more than a million books sold
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My name is Charles Ghigna.
Most kids call me Father Goose.
I have the best job in the world.
I write books for children!

So who the heck is Father Goose?

Charles Ghigna - Father Goose® is the award-winning author of more than 100 books from Disney, Random House, Red Comet, Schiffer, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Time, Inc. and more than 5,000 poems that appear in anthologies, textbooks, newspapers, and magazines ranging from Harper’s to Highlights from The New Yorker to Cricket magazines. He served as poet-in-residence and chair of creative writing at the Alabama School of Fine Arts, instructor of creative writing at Samford University, poetry editor of English Journal for the National Council of Teachers of English, and as a nationally syndicated feature writer for Tribune Media Services. His books have been featured on PBS, NPR, and ABC's "Good Morning America." He has read at The Library of Congress, John F. Kennedy Center, American Library in Paris, American School in Paris, International Schools of South America, Indigenous Schools of Alaska, and conferences, libraries, and schools throughout the U.S. and overseas.

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