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Bristol Hand-Made Book Fair – and Ed Boxall!

So last weekend was a busy weekend, what with one thing and another, but we did manage to squeeze in a little time to visit Bristol Hand-Made Book Fair which is always fun. And met up with the lovely Ed Boxall, children’s poet. Lola came too, of course! I came away with two of Ed’s …

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A to Z Challenge, A Feast of Poets and Poems, B is for Liz Brownlee

Sue Hardy-Dawson, Me and Roger Stevens after our NSTBA win The second post is me, because I handily have a surname beginning with B. I’m a children’s poet and National Poetry Day Ambassador, a role I take very seriously. I’m having to repost this blog from Poetry Roundabout, my website to showcase all children’s poets …

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The Poetry Book Shop, Hay

The Poetry Book Shop, Hay on Wye is apparently a very good place to find poetry – and children’s poetry. My friend Debra Bertulis went in today and found my book on the counter. CLEARLY a book shop of fine opinions and good sense of taste. Thank you, Debra for sending me the picture, and …

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North Somerset Teachers’ Book Award for Poetry – We Won!

In September, The Same Inside (written with Roger Stevens and Matt Goodfellow) and Apes to Zebras (written with Sue Hardy-Dawson and Roger Stevens) were shorlisted with two other books for the poetry section of the North Somerset Teachers’ Book Awards – here is Mungo the dog modelling Apes to Zebras! On Saturday, Sue Hardy Dawson, Roger …

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Run up to National Poetry Day in Bath’s Forest of Imagination

On Saturday 28th September I was in the Forest of Imagination in Bath’s Kingsmead Square, reading poems from Apes to Zebras, to unsuspecting members of the public, both adults and children, who came to explore the Book Den (which was stocked by the kind authors attending Bath Children’s Literature Festival). Luckily everyone seemed to enjoy …

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My Poem, Alaskan Wood Frog, for #NationalPoetryDay, Change

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National Poetry Day Book: Poetry for a Change, Poem Plus Teaching Notes

This wonderful book(Otrer-Barry) is full of poems by the National Poetry Ambassadors on the theme for National Poetry Day of Change. I’m one of them, and my poem is below with the teachers’ notes which were prepared by the WONDERFUL CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education). I really recommend this book, the poems are …

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Come and See Me at Bath Children’s Literature Festival!

  Do you want to write for children and teenagers? I’m appearing at Bath Children’s Literature Festival #BathKidsLitFest with two other published graduates from Bath Spa Uni’s MA in Writing For Young People, Fleur Hitchcock (Murder at Twilight, Nosy Crow), and Mel Darbon (Rosie Loves Jack, Usborne Publishing). We will be discussing our creative processes in conversation …

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Apes to Zebras AND The Same Inside Shortlisted!

I’m very proud to be able say that I’ve been shortlisted for Apes to Zebras, an A-Z of Shape Poems, along with Sue Hardy-Dawson and Roger Stevens, and also for The Same Inside, with Matt Goodfellow and Roger Stevens, in the North Somerset Teachers’ Book Awards 2018! Here are the wonderful announcement photos from the #NSTBA …

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Back in the Future

A little while ago we got together with some other children’s poets and made some films… this is mine!

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