National Poetry Month Featured Book 2: The Headless Horseman Rides Tonight by Jack Prelutsky

In real life, I’m quite a coward when it comes to scary stuff. But in books, I’ve long been a lurker in the darker places. I was two when Nightmares: Poems to Trouble Your Sleep by Prelutsky and Lobel arrived, so too young to enjoy it new. At six, I shivered as my school librarian read aloud this bold book of bad dreams.

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