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AtoZ Challenge; S is for Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens is a National Poetry Day Ambassador, a founding member of the Able Writers scheme and runs the award-winning website http://www.poetryzone.co.uk for children and teachers, which has just celebrated its 20th anniversary. Roger (link to 3 Simple Steps to Perk up your Poems) has published 40 books for children. His book Apes to Zebras …

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AtoZ Challenge; S is for Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens is a National Poetry Day Ambassador, a founding member of the Able Writers scheme and runs the award-winning website http://www.poetryzone.co.uk for children and teachers, which has just celebrated its 20th anniversary. Roger (link to 3 Simple Steps to Perk up your Poems) has published 40 books for children. His book Apes to Zebras …

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AtoZChallenge; D is for Jan Dean

D in the Poetry Feast is Jan Dean – oh, Jan is fun. She is also a National Poetry Day Ambassador, writing poems in a tucked away corner of her house, next to a rubber chicken handbag and Templeton the kiwi.  She has two full collections of poetry, three collaborations and is in over a …

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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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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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Apes to Zebras AND The Same Inside Reviewed in the Guardian’s Best New Children’s Books Supplement

It was a lovely surprise this morning to read two such lovely reviews. Many thanks to The Guardian newspaper. And to Matt Goodfellow for letting me know as otherwise I’d never have known! Matt, Roger Stevens and I really enjoyed writing these timely poems. The review mentions exactly what we set out to do, so …

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Apes to Zebras Launch, Waterstones, Bath, Saturday, 28th April! Please come!

  Come and join me this Saturday, the 28th of April, at Waterstones, Milsom Street, Bath – I’ll be reading from Apes to Zebras, an A-Z of Shape Poems, and helping any age who wants to write a shape poem! You can do one of the magnetic shape poem puzzles, play with a giant wooden …

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S is for Children’s Poets Darren Sardelli, Robert Schechter, Joshua Seigal, Andrea Shavick, Marilyn Singer, Lemn Sissay, Roger Stevens, Alan Summers, George Szirtes

George Szirtes   . George Szirtes George Szirtes was born in Hungary in 1948 and came to England as a refugee in 1956. He trained as an artist and has written over twenty books of poetry in English, some of which have won prizes, such as the Faber Prize, and the T S Eliot Prize, …

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Postcard Heaven!

When Apes to Zebras, an A-Z of Shape Poems (by me, Sue Hardy-Dawson, and Roger Stevens) came out, Bloomsbury kindly sent a whole load of postcards for advertising it; and very beautiful they are too, with two shape poems by me, two by Sue and two by Roger in each pack. Apes to Zebras is …

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Apes to Zebras Book Birthday Day!

. ♫🎶♪♩🎶       Happy book-birthday to us      🎵♩♪♫🎶 🎶♪♩♬     Happy book-birthday to us     ♬♩🎶♪ 🎶♩♬    Happy book-birthday to Liz, Sue and Rog-er    ♬♩🎶 ♬♫🎵♬♪♩🎶       Happy book-birthday toooooo US!       🎵♬🎶♩🎶 Yes, it’s out TODAY! And there is still time to win one if you click and …

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