Charles Ghigna
Award-winning author of more than 100 books

Thanks for stopping by!
My name is Charles Ghigna.
Most kids call me Father Goose.
I have the best job in the world.
I write books for children!

My first book, Tickle Day: Poems from Father Goose,
was published in 1994 by the Walt Disney Publishing Company.
One hundred books later, The Father Goose Treasury of Poetry!

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Charles Ghigna - Father Goose® is an award-winning children's author and poet 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, syndicated newspapers, and magazines ranging from Harper’s to Highlights and 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. Ghigna 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, book events, and schools throughout the U.S. and overseas.

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