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Charles Ghigna ("Father Goose") (born August 25, 1946) is an American children's author, poet, speaker and nationally syndicated feature writer.

He is the author of more than 5,000 poems and 40 award-winning books from Random House, Knopf, Disney, Hyperion, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Running Press, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., and other publishers. His books have been featured on ABC-TV’s "Good Morning America," PBS, NPR, and selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club and awarded the Parents' Choice Book Award. His poems for children and adults have appeared in numerous textbooks and anthologies and in magazines ranging from Highlights, Ranger Rick and Cricket to Harper’s and The New Yorker.

He lives in Homewood, Alabama (U.S.) with his author-wife, Debra Ghigna.

Ghigna served as poetry editor of The English Journal for the National Council of Teachers of English (1973—1974) and as poet-in-residence for the Alabama School of Fine Arts (1974—1993). He has presented poetry readings and programs at the Library of Congress, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the American Library in Paris, the International Schools of South America and at hundreds of other schools, colleges, conferences, libraries, book fairs, and literary events throughout the U.S. and overseas.

The themes of his books and poetry reflect a celebration of childhood, as well as a reverence for nature and animals. His other subjects and themes include humor, holidays, riddles, seasons, school, sports, and the power of a positive attitude. [1]1

Also noteworthy, the world’s shortest poem in the English language goes to his credit. Until Ghigna’s one letter title poem, which is the same as the body of the poem “I” Why? the shortest poem in the English language was thought to be “Fleas” whose authorship has often been debated [2].

With thousand of poems, over 40 books, and numerous other works to his credit, Charles Ghigna, the well noted Alabamian author and poet has provided volumes upon volumes of significant works that will undoubtedly stand the test of time and will entertain and inspire generations to come.

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Total Books: 99
Animal Planet Strange Unusual Gross  Cool Animals
2016 - Animal Planet Strange Unusual Gross Cool Animals (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781618931665
ISBN-10: 1618931660
Genre: Children's Books

A Parade of Puppies
2016 - A Parade of Puppies (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781459809635
ISBN-10: 1459809637
Genre: Children's Books

A Carnival of Cats
2015 - A Carnival of Cats (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781459806863
ISBN-10: 1459806867
Genre: Children's Books

Cuddle Bunny
2015 - Cuddle Bunny [Tiny Tales] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781479565320
ISBN-10: 1479565326
Genre: Children's Books

Lucy Goose
2015 - Lucy Goose [Tiny Tales] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781479565337
ISBN-10: 1479565334
Genre: Children's Books

Adeline Porcupine
2015 - Adeline Porcupine [Tiny Tales] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781479565344
ISBN-10: 1479565342
Genre: Children's Books

Bobby Bear
2015 - Bobby Bear [Tiny Tales] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781479565351
ISBN-10: 1479565350
Genre: Children's Books

Raindrops Fall All Around
2015 - Raindrops Fall All Around [Springtime Weather Wonders] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781479560301
ISBN-10: 1479560308
Genre: Children's Books

Sunshine Brightens Springtime
2015 - Sunshine Brightens Springtime [Springtime Weather Wonders] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781479560318
ISBN-10: 1479560316
Genre: Children's Books

A Windy Day in Spring
2015 - A Windy Day in Spring [Springtime Weather Wonders] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781479560448
ISBN-10: 1479560448
Genre: Children's Books

The Wonders of the Color Wheel
2013 - The Wonders of the Color Wheel [My Little School House] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781404883079
ISBN-10: 140488307X
Genre: Children's Books

Shapes Are Everywhere
2013 - Shapes Are Everywhere [My Little School House] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781404883093
ISBN-10: 1404883096
Genre: Children's Books

Numbers at the Park 1-10
2013 - Numbers at the Park 1-10 [Learning Parade] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781404883123
ISBN-10: 1404883126
Genre: Children's Books

The Alphabet Parade
2013 - The Alphabet Parade [Learning Parade] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781404883147
ISBN-10: 1404883142
Genres: Children's Books, Reference

Veo el otoo / I See Fall
2012 - Veo El Otoo / I See Fall (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781404873070
ISBN-10: 1404873074
Genre: Children's Books

Veo la primavera / I See Spring
2012 - Veo La Primavera / I See Spring [I See: Bilingual I See] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781404873087
ISBN-10: 1404873082
Genre: Children's Books

Veo el verano / I See Summer
2012 - Veo El Verano / I See Summer [I See: Bilingual I See] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781404873094
ISBN-10: 1404873090
Genre: Children's Books

Veo el invierno / I See Winter
2012 - Veo El Invierno / I See Winter (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781404873100
ISBN-10: 1404873104
Genre: Children's Books

Recycling Is Fun
2012 - Recycling Is Fun [My Little Planet] (Other)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781404867918
ISBN-10: 1404867910
Genre: Children's Books

We Need Water
2012 - We Need Water [My Little Planet] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781404872271
ISBN-10: 1404872272
Genres: Teen & Young Adult, Science & Math

Pick Up the Park
2012 - Pick Up the Park [My Little Planet] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781404872288
ISBN-10: 1404872280
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

2012 - Barn Storm [Step into Reading, Step 2] (Paperback)
2011 - I See Fall (Other)Paperback
2009 - Oh My Pumpkin Pie [Step Into Reading. Step 2] (Other)Paperback
2008 - Snow Wonder [Step Into Reading. Step 2] (Other)Paperback
2008 - Snow Wonder [Step into Reading, Step 2] (Paperback)Paperback
2008 - One Hundred Shoes a Math Reader [Step Into Reading, Step 1] (Other)
2006 - Love Poems [Better Homes & Gardens] (Paperback)Paperback
2005 - Oh My Pumpkin Pie [Step into Reading] (Paperback)
2003 - Halloween Night [Running Press Picture Books] (Hardcover)
2002 - One Hundred Shoes [Step-Into-Reading, Step 2] (Paperback)Hardcover
2001 - See the Yak Yak [Step Into Reading: Early Hardcover] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - Mice Are Nice [Step Into Reading: A Step 1 Book Hardcover] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover