Today is National Poetry Day, the theme is stars and we've got a whole galaxy of versey goodness on the site in celebration, from a competition to win the poet laureate's new collection for kids, to audio of Michael Rosen reading his rhymes, top tips for writing poetry, AA Milnes's poems put to music and your lists of favourite poetry books...
Win a copy of 101 Poems for Children by Carol Ann Duffy
Learn how to write poetry with Rachel Rooney's top poetry writing tips
Listen to Michael Rosen read four of his favourite poems from his collection Big Book of Bad Things
Find out what John Agard has picked as his top 10 poetry books for children
Discover site member Valentine's top five poetry books...
...And d'Artagnan's top five poetry books too
Did you know that Winnie the Pooh author wrote poems? Singer-songwriter Chris T-T has put some of them to music. Listen to him sing Waiting at the Window, and Market Square, recorded at the Edinburgh festival
Listen to Jennifer Burville-Riley, 11, reads the poem that has won her the 2011 John Betjeman poetry competition
Listen to performance poet Dean Atta read Shadowboxer
Where My Wellies Take Me is a collection of favourite poetry chosen by former children's laureate Michael Morpurgo and his wife Clare. Woven around the poetry selection is the story of Pippa, who loves to stay with her Aunty Peggy in the Devon countryside. Take a look at some of the pages