lizbrownlee – poet

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#AtoZ Challenge; W is for Celia Warren

Celia Warren has been writing poetry ever since she learned to read, and has been published in hundreds of children’s anthologies. Her collections are all for young children and many of her poems and stories form infant readers in mainstream school reading programmes all over the world. She has compiled two anthologies: The RSPB Anthology of Wildlife Poems illustrated by a range of fabulous artists, (Bloomsbury) and A Time to Speak and a Time to Listen (Schofield and Sims). Celia loves reading and performing her poems to anyone who’ll listen! Her latest book, Don’t Poke a Worm till it Wriggles, illustrated by Sean Longcroft, A&C Black, is all about worms! Celia’s website is here.

Celia has sent two of her wonderful illustrations to go with her lovely poem!




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  1. Love this one, Celia and Liz – a real life view of different opinions!


  2. Vahide

    I enjoyed reading this poem, it made my day.


    • Oh, that’s made my day, Vahide, and Celia will be pleased!


  3. Wonderful. But then, they all are…


    • Aren’t they! We are so lucky to have such a fine array of children’s poets in this country.


  4. Wonderful drawings and I’m with the shrew.


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