Children’s Poet Laureate at Renaissance International School

The US Children’s Poet Laureate, Kenn Nesbitt, will be giving a special presentation to Early Year to Year 8 students at Renaissance International School on Thursday March 20. Parents are welcome to join in during the morning or afternoon sessions in the Renaissance Theatre.

Nesbitt has published numerous books of poetry for children, and his poems have appeared in hundreds of anthologies, magazines, and textbooks worldwide.

He was honoured as US Children’s Poet Laureate by the American Poetry Foundation for a two-year tenure. The children’s poet laureate is charged with raising awareness that children have a natural love of poetry and are its most appreciative audience, especially when poems are written specifically for them.

His website,, features poems, lessons, games, and poetry-related activities.