lizbrownlee – poet

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Monthly Archives: October, 2017

Happy Halloween!

It’s my birthday, today. So here is a Halloween Poem to celebrate. First published in Spooky Schools, Ed. Brian Moses, Macmillan 2004. © Liz Brownlee

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It’s World Animal Day #WorldAnimalDay!

Why not get a copy of Animal Magic? It has 44 endangered animal poems in it, plus illustrations and facts about them on the facing pages.   Available here.    

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Nat. Literary Trust Premier League Writing Stars Competition, Children aged 5-11

I’m very excited to announce that The National Literacy Trust have launched a new poetry competition for children ages 5-11,  as part of their Premier League Reading Stars campaign – Premier League Writing Stars. The school children are being asked to write around the theme of resilience; what does it mean to them to try …

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National Poetry Day 2017 – Free the Poem Event, Exeter Library!

  I had a finger operation a couple of weeks ago, so National Poetry Day/Week was a little quieter this year for me. However I spent all day, on the day, retweeting National Poetry Day tweets from all and sundry – both as myself, @lizpoet, and on behalf of The Children’s Poetry Summit – @kidspoetsummit. …

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