Pottle, Robert ( - )

Genre: Children's Literature, Poetry

Robert Pottle grew up in Eastport and lives in Levant, ME.

He attended Ithaca College and graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington studying elementary education and writing, then becoming an elementary school teacher in Eastbrook, ME.

He began seriously writing for children in 2000 creating Giggle, Giggle, Snicker Laugh, a popular children's poetry website.

In 2001, he began Blue Lobster Press in order to make his children's poetry available in print. That same year, he began performing his poetry at schools, conferences and libraries.

Selected Bibliography

  • Maine, the Way Life Is : a Year of Wicked Good Poetry : Poems (2001)
  • Moxie Day and Family : a Laugh and Learn Book of Poetry (2002)
  • Moxie Day the Prankster : Another Laugh and Learn Book of Poetry (2005)
  • Maine : the Way Wildlife Should Be : a Wicked Good Book of Verse (2005)
  • Tinkle, tinkle, little tot : songs & rhymes for toilet training (2005)
  • I'm Allergic to School! (2007)

Selected Links