‘Elephant’ by William Jay Smith

‘Elephant’

by William Jay SmithDSCF2939

“When you put me up on the Elephant’s back,
I’ll go round the world and never come back.
I will travel for miles away from home…”

You can read the complete poem on this site.

William Jay Smith was born on this day in 1918.

Throughout April we want to know your favourite children’s poem ahead of the Surrey Libraries’ Children’s Book Award on the 6th May.

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