Tag Archives: National Poetry Day
National Poetry Day 2020 – Dazzle Dance by Sue Hardy-Dawson
We filmed this poem in 2015 for National Poetry Day’s theme of Light – but it fits with Vision beautifully! The wonderful poem Dazzle Dance amazingly performed by Lydia Elisabeth Wild, fire performer.
A Vision Poem for National Poetry Day by John Dougherty!
Here’s something a little different – a video without me in! This was filmed a while ago in a different world when poets could get together and we could film them reading poems! This is the wonderful John Dougherty and Pink!
Truth Poem for National Poetry Day – The Refugee
Poem by Liz Brownlee, read by Liz Brownlee, thank you to Chris Riddell for the illustration.
Poems from a Green and Blue Planet
I was sent this beautiful gif which features a verse from my poem, Snow Fox, by Hachette books. Poems From Green and Blue Planet is out tomorrow in a book shop near you, on #NationalPoetryDay! I hope you are all going to share a poem with someone, any poem, or a truth poem (the theme …
National Poetry Day Ambassador Badges Have Arrived!
I’m thrilled to be a National Poetry Ambassador, I love thinking up ways to promote children’s poetry, it being so important in so many ways. National Poetry Day this year, on October 3rd, has the theme of TRUTH. Now I have to think up ways to use these wonderful badges – the blue ones have …
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 …
The National Poetry Day Anthology – Poetry for a Change #NationalPoetryDay
Do you have one of these yet? EVERYONE needs one! Packed with poems from the National Poetry Day Ambassadors (I am one) and with poems chosen by the Ambassadors to complement their own. And NPD have launched a teaching sequence sharing how schools can use the NPD anthology across the primary years. Download it for …