The Emperor's Watchmaker

The Emperor's Watchmaker

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tic toc I am the Emperor's watchmaker tic And to make sure he's on time toc I finish my lines tic With a tic or a toc toc. This is a brilliantly vibrant, energetic poetry collection loosely based around the theme of the Emperor and his palace - so characters include the palace ghost who loves making everybody breakfast, Lulu the emperor's dog and of course the Emperor's watchmaker, and much more.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 63 pages
  • 126 x 190 x 4mm | 99.79g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747547556
  • 9780747547556

About Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay's family is originally from Ethiopia, and he now lives in Manchester. He is highly in demand for his performance work at events and festivals. His adult poems are often anthologised, and he has just finished an anthology of poems The Fire People, published by Canongate. Lemn is a high profile performance poet, but crucially his poems are carefully crafted and also work extremely well on the page.show more

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