A Marriage Made in Heaven

Mr Camel and Miss Dromedary were married
And in time a baby was due.
Said Mrs Camel to her beloved
'Would you prefer one hump or two?'

Wedding Bells

This is an 'if... what... ' poem. If a camel and a dromedary got married and had a baby, what would it look like? The baby dramel (or should that be comedrary) might have two humps, or just one hump, but you can be fairly sure it won't have one-and-a-half humps.


Animal Antics


Short rhyming poem suitable for reading aloud or memorising and reciting


4 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2


Patrick Winstanley

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In the collection of rude poems, which are only suitable for children aged 9 or over, you'll find a barely rude poem about a performing flea, a moderately rude poem about what bears do in the woods and an incredibly rude dinosaur poem, which you'll have to work out for yourself!

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