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Author Archive: Liz Brownlee

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Imagine Poetry Festival at the National Poetry Library

On Monday 13th February I had a lovely day performing some animal shape poems to a brilliant audience, in what has to be one of the most wonderfully poetry-filled venues ever – the children’s section of the National Poetry Library at the Southbank Centre. I have animated my poems so that the shape of the …

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Reaching the Stars – my new book, with Jan Dean and Michaela Morgan

It arrived this morning from Macmillan – this beautiful book! . Working with the wonderful and lovely Jan Dean and Michaela Morgan, this was a pleasure to write! Published by Macmillan, and published on March 9, (cover art by StephSays Hello), you can order it here. It has been timed to chime with the 100th anniversary …

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Panda by Liz Brownlee

Another video shot a few years ago in the snow… in front of the entirely appropriate bamboo!   .

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Skylark, read by me, animated by Nick Hales

Found this as I was looking through my poem films – hope you enjoy it!  

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Alaskan Wood Frog – video

I’ve been looking through some of the films of me reading my poems. This is me reading Alaskan Wood Frog, available in my book,  Animal Magic. Filmed a few years ago, when we had snow!  

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New Year Wishes 2017

Dear readers and followers of my blog, wishing you and all you love this new year:

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One Minute till Bedtime Blog Tour

. Today, many of the authors published in this wonderful book, published on December 8th, are posting a poem that they sent for consideration but which didn’t make it into the book – interesting from a number of angles! Here is the link to Jackie Hosking’s Blog, where you will find the the blog addresses for all …

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National Poetry Day Competition Winners!

Many thanks to all the people who entered this competition, there were wonderful entries, if you’d like to read most of them, please click here. First of all I’d like to say a huge thank you to Forward Arts Foundation for the wonderful book prizes for the adult winners: And a huge thank you to Macmillan …

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100 Brilliant Poems for Children

Another fabulous poetry collection, this time chosen by Paul Cookson: What can I say? We were asked to send in brilliant poems and it seems everyone did! Mine is a shape poem. But there is every type of poetry represented in this great book. A good choice for schools with its range of poets and styles. …

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