Tag Archives: Lyra and Ellie

Dear Daddy

I love you round the world, And back again, All over the stormy sea. I love you lots and jelly tots, I hope that you love me. I love you up, I love you down, I love your smile, I … Continue reading

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An Unusual Day at the Zoo (a children’s story poem)

Lyra and Ellie went to the zoo To visit the tiger and bear, But you’ll never believe, Quite what they found, On that sunny day when they got there. The tiger was gone, The bear missing too, The giraffe and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Lyra

Four fast years have passed now Since we met for the first time, Since our eyes first locked together Whilst I held your hands in mine. When I was expecting you, I really couldn’t wait, “Hurry up and come on … Continue reading

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Cake Expectations

It’s nearly my birthday. I really can’t wait. Can you bake me a cake Mum? That would be so great! I’d like a big pink one, With chocolate inside, And white and blue icing, And flags up the side,

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Excited!

I can’t sleep You whisper softly. Why not? Comes my reply. I’m too excited Mummy, When I wake up we fly… We fly away on holiday Where we’ll dance and sing all day And swim and jump and run about … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

[For Lyra and Ellie who love to hide in the laundry basket – and telling tall tales!] It was a cold winter’s day, With nothing to do. I’m so bored! Huffed Lyra, I’m bored through and through. I know! said … Continue reading

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Lyra, Ellie and the Crocodile

Lyra and Ellie went to the park, In search of some fun and some games, Like a turn on the swings, Or a trip down the slide, Or a go on the big climbing frames.   But when they arrived, … Continue reading

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