Young Mr Hubbard went to his cupboard
For things for his Indian curry.
But what he saw there really caused him to stare,
And he left in a bit of a hurry.
For there on the shelf, sitting all by himself,
Was a little mouse eating his bread.
So young Mr Hubbard shut the door of his cupboard
And the family had ?......... instead.
(from the freezer of course)
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*Published 2010 (AMS Educational Ltd). This, and almost 400 other poems were chosen by teachers and children in schools in West Yorkshire. I hope you enjoy it. Josie
PS: This surely is a perfect poem for younger children to learn by heart and perform.