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Reaching the Stars – first review from Lovereading4kids

. Reaching the Stars by Jan Dean, me, and Michaela Morgan, cover art by Steph Says Hello. We have had our first review by Andrea Reece from Lovereading4kids – and it’s a lovely one! Thank you, Andrea! New poems by three of our brightest and liveliest poets are gathered together in this anthology which celebrates …

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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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Wonderland – Alice in Poetry

Looking through my archives I realise I haven’t mentioned the publication of this exquisite book yet, collected by the wonderful Michaela Morgan: This was a fun book to write for – in Alice in Poetry there are all the original poems in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, with the original illustrations by the incomparable Sir John …

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Is This a Poem?

Another new anthology! The children’s poetry world is coming alive!   This excellent book, edited by Roger Stevens and illustrated with great fun by Spike Gerrel, takes a trip through a journey of different types of poetry – there are advertising jingles, football chants, haiku, free verse, rap, shape poems, riddles, poems that rhyme and …

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Free ebook for National Poetry Day which is TOMORROW!

  This is it – isn’t it a beautiful thing? Below is what it says on the PanMacmillan website about the book: A poetry book to celebrate National Poetry Day 2016 with poems on the theme of messages from Matt Goodfellow, Rachel McCrum, Deborah Alma, Brian Moses, Liz Brownlee, Michaela Morgan, Jan Dean, Paul Cookson, Roger …

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Lola is in a book!

A little while ago Gaby Morgan at Macmillan got in touch to ask if Lola could be in a new book – Sir Tony Robinson’s ‘Weird World of Wonders – Pets, a Complete History of Our Furry Friends’.   It’s a fabulously interesting look at all types of pet (not just furry ones, despite the …

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