Look for Valiska’s poems in the following anthologies:

“Princess Isobel and the Pea”

On Her Way:  Stories and Poems About Growing Up Girl

Poems & Stories by Marion Dane Bauer, Edwidge Danticat, Valiska Gregory, Margaret Peterson Haddix, Angela Johnson, Linda Sue Park—and more.

Edited by Sandy Asher

Dutton Children’s Books


"The poems are the best. . . .Valiska Gregory's 'Princess Isobel and the Pea' is a short narrative poem, the familiar fairy tale with a lovely, twisted denouement."—Kirkus Review

“Just Look!”

Falling Down the Page:  A Book of List Poems

Edited by Georgia Heard

Roaring Brook Press


“Accessibility is one of the book’s greatest strengths, since the compact verses focus on familiar aspects of daily kid life.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

"The poems will spark imagination"  Kirkus Reviews

“Teachers will welcome this fine anthology.” —Booklist

“A winner.” —School Library Journal

“A thoroughly entertaining and distinctive collection.” —BookPage


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