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Charles Ghigna - Father Goose® lives in a tree house in the middle of Alabama.
He is the author of more than 5,000 poems and 100 award-winning books from
Random House, Disney-Hyperion, Time Inc., Scholastic, Simon & Schuster,
Schiffer, Capstone, Boyds Mills, Abrams, Orca, Charlesbridge and other publishers.

•  THE FATHER GOOSE TREASURY OF POETRY FOR CHILDREN, Schiffer Kids, 2023
•  THE MAGIC BOX, Schiffer Kids, 2023
•  LITTLE HEARTS, Red Comet Press, 2022
•  FETCH CAT FETCH, Schiffer Kids, 2022
•  LOVE IS EVERYTHING, Schiffer Kids, 2021
•  A POEM IS A FIREFLY, Schiffer Kids, 2021
•  THE TRUTH ABOUT TREES, Negative Capability Press, 2021
•  ARTWORDS, Wipf and Stock, 2021
•  ONCE UPON ANOTHER TIME, Beaming Books, 2020
•  ILLUSIONS: POETRY & ART FOR THE YOUNG AT HEART, Wipf and Stock, 2019
•  DEAR POET: NOTES TO A YOUNG WRITER, Wipf and Stock, 2019
•  STONES: THE COLLECTED SHORT POEMS OF CHARLES GHIGNA, Canopic, 2019
•  ALABAMA: MY HOME SWEET HOME, Whitman, 2018
•  THE NIGHT THE FOREST CAME TO TOWN, Orca, 2018
•  WHO CAN? Orca, 2018
•  FIRST TIMES, Orca, 2017
•  DIAL 9-1-1: FIRE SAFETY, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  PLAN AND PREPARE: FIRE SAFETY, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  STOP DROP AND ROLL! FIRE SAFETY, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  GET OUT, STAY OUT: FIRE SAFETY, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  ADDITION, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  SUBTRACTION, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  EVEN NUMBERS, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  ODD NUMBERS, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  MAKING 10, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  COUNT by 10 to 100, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  LITTLE LION, LITTLE LION, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  LITTLE COW, LITTLE COW, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  LITTLE SQUIRREL, LITTLE SQUIRREL, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  LITTLE PUPPY, LITTLE PUPPY, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  LITTLE BEE, LITTLE BEE, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  LITTLE SEAL, LITTLE SEAL, Cantata Learning, 2017
•  STRANGE, UNUSUAL, GROSS & COOL ANIMALS: Animal Planet, Time Inc, 2016
•  A PARADE OF PUPPIES, Orca, 2016
•  A CARNIVAL OF CATS, Orca, 2015
•  LUCY GOOSE, Capstone, 2015
•  ADELINE PORCUPINE, Capstone, 2015
•  BOBBY BEAR, Capstone, 2015
•  CUDDLE BUNNY, Capstone, 2015
•  RAINDROPS FALL ALL AROUND, Capstone, 2015
•  A WINDY DAY IN SPRING, Capstone, 2015
•  HAIL TO SPRING, Capstone, 2015
•  SUNSHINE BRIGHTENS SPRINGTIME, Capstone, 2015
•  THE WONDERS OF THE COLOR WHEEL, Capstone, 2014
•  SHAPES ARE EVERYWHERE, Capstone, 2014
•  NUMBERS IN THE PARK, Capstone, 2014
•  THE ALPHABET PARADE, Capstone, 2014
•  BARN STORM, Scholastic, 2012
•  LITTLE SEEDS, Capstone, 2012
•  WE NEED WATER, Capstone, 2012
•  RECYCLING IS FUN: MY LITTLE PLANET, Capstone, 2012
•  PICK UP THE PARK: MY LITTLE PLANET, Capstone, 2012
•  THE MAGIC BEHIND THE SCREEN, PBS/APT, 2012
•  CAN YOU KEEP A SILLY SECRET, U.S. Kids (mini-book), 2012
•  HALLOWEEN MICE, uTales, 2011
•  I SEE SPRING, Capstone, 2011
•  I SEE SUMMER, Capstone, 2011
•  I SEE FALL, Capstone, 2011
•  I SEE WINTER, Capstone, 2011
•    BARN STORM, Random House, 2010
•    SNOW WONDER, Random House, 2008  
•    SCORE! 50 POEMS TO MOTIVATE AND INSPIRE, Abrams, 2008  
•    HALLOWEEN NIGHT, Scholastic, 2007  
•    LOVE POEMS, Crane Hill Publishers, 2007  
•    GREATEST HITS: POEMS 1974-2005, Pudding House, 2006  
•    HALLOWEEN NIGHT: Mini Edition, Running Press, 2006  
•    HALLOWEEN NIGHT, Scholastic, 2005  
•    LOVE POEMS: Mini Edition, Sweet Water Press, 2005  
•    OH MY, PUMPKIN PIE!, Random House, 2005  
•    DYLAN THE SMOKEY DRAGON, Maris, West & Baker, 2005  
•    IF YOU WERE MY VALENTINE, Simon & Schuster, 2005  
•    ANIMAL TRACKS: WILD POEMS TO READ ALOUD, Abrams, 2004  
•    HALLOWEEN NIGHT: TWENTY-ONE SPOOKTACULAR POEMS, Running Press, 2003  
•    A FURY OF MOTION: POEMS FOR BOYS, Boyds Mills Press, 2003  
•    ONE HUNDRED SHOES, Random House, 2002  
•    THE ALPHABET PARADE, River City Kids, 2002  
•    HAIKU: THE TRAVELERS OF ETERNITY, River City Press, 2001  
•    CHRISTMAS IS COMING, Charlesbridge, 2000  
•    MICE ARE NICE, Random House, 1999  
•    SEE THE YAK YAK, Random House, 1999  
•    ANIMAL TRUNK: SILLY POEMS TO READ ALOUD, Abrams, 1999  
•    LOVE POEMS, Crane Hill, 1999  
•    PLASTIC SOUP: DREAM POEMS, Black Belt Press, 1999  
•    RIDDLE RHYMES, Disney/Hyperion, 1995  
•    TICKLE DAY: POEMS FROM FATHER GOOSE, Disney/Hyperion, 1994  
•    SPEAKING IN TONGUES: NEW & SELECTED POEMS, University of West Alabama/Livingston Press, 1994  
•    THE DAY I SPENT THE NIGHT IN THE SHELBY COUNTY JAIL, Best of Times, 1994  
•    THE BEST OF SNICKERS, Best of Times, 1994  
•    GOOD CATS BAD CATS, Disney/Hyperion, 1992  
•    GOOD DOGS BAD DOGS, Disney/Hyperion, 1992  
•    WINGS OF FIRE, Druid Press, 1992  
•    RETURNING TO EARTH, University of West Alabama/Livingston Press, 1989  
•    FATHER SONGS, Creekwood Press, 1989  
•    CIRCUS POEMS, Creekwood Press, 1979  
•    DIVERS AND OTHER POEMS, Creekwood Press, 1978  
•    COCKROACH: A ONE-ACT PLAY, Contemporary Drama Service, 1977  
•    STABLES: THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS, Creekwood Press 1975  
•    PLASTIC TEARS, Dorrance & Company, 1973 

 

Alabama Books, Anthologies & Magazines

     BOOKS

ALABAMA: MY HOME SWEET HOME (Whitman, 2018)

THE MAGIC BEHIND THE SCREEN (Alabama Public Television, 2012)

HAIKU: THE TRAVELERS OF ETERNITY (River City Press, 2001)

PLASTIC SOUP: DREAM POEMS (Black Belt Press, 1999)

LOVE POEMS (Crane Hill Publishers, 1999)

SPEAKING IN TONGUES: NEW & SELECTED POEMS (Livingston Press, 1994)

THE DAY I SPENT THE NIGHT IN THE SHELBY CO. JAIL (Best of Times, 1994)

THE BEST OF SNICKERS (Best of Times, 1994)

WINGS OF FIRE (Druid Press, 1992)

RETURNING TO EARTH (Livingston Press, 1989)

FATHER SONGS (Creekwood Press, 1989)

CIRCUS POEMS (Creekwood Press, 1979)

DIVERS AND OTHER POEMS (Creekwood Press, 1978)

STABLES: THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS (Creekwood Press, 1975)

     ALABAMA ANTHOLOGIES

HANK HUNG THE MOON (New South Books, 2012)

WHATEVER REMEMBERS US (Negative Capability Press, 2007)

HOME SWEET HOME ALABAMA (Sweetwater Press, 2006)

EAT THEIR WORDS: SOUTHERN WRITERS & RECIPES (Fairhope Literary Council, 2001)

FIGHTING WORDS (Black Belt Press, 1995)

FOOD FOR THOUGHT (Junior League of Birmingham, 1995)

STICKS (Sticks Press, 1992)

ALABAMA POETS: A CONTEMPORARY ANTHOLOGY (Livingston University Press, 1990)

CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE IN BIRMINGHAM (Thunder City Press, 1983)

 

 
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