Niamh Clune

Environment, poetry, comment, children's books,

Rhyme And Phonics: Important in Early Literacy?

As a child, I remember learning nursery rhymes sung to me by my mother. Not only did her soft, lilting Galway accent transfix me, the rhythm of hardly-understood-words elicited an … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · 4 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner: Bellamy The Butterfly

As this is The Wednesday Poetry Corner, and I am celebrating reading Bellamy The Butterfly at Wisley Gardens this weekend, I thought I would give you a snippet of the … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · 8 Comments

Story Corner With Dr. NanaPlum

May I be bold? May I be brash? I’m not asking you for cash. All I ask is a little click, A little like, a little tick. I have a … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Story Corner With Dr.NanaPlum!

I love to write in childish rhyme I really do it all the time A Doctor and a Nana too ‘Tis on the plum tree that I grew!   Before … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 12 Comments