Football Fever

Football Fever

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Here's a collection of poems about goals, fans, yobs, cheers, fouls, boots, scarves, crowds, strips. You'll also see falling stars, blind referees, magic sponges, dream teams, fizzy drinks, wet Saturdays, hairless half-backs, and a game of two halves. They'll make you laugh, they'll make you think, they'll make you cheer! This fantastic collection of poems about football is being reissued with a fresh new look and includes poems by Paul Cookson, Tony Mitton, Benjamin Zephaniah and Roger McGough. A must for football fans everywhere!
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 12mm | 117.93g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • Black & White
  • 0192763555
  • 9780192763556
  • 1,228,596

About John Foster

John Foster is one of the nation's best-loved and most highly-regarded children's poets. He was born in Carlisle, then educated at Denstone College in Staffordshire and Brasenose College in Oxford. For over twenty years John taught English at various Oxfordshire comprehensive schools, as well as writing poetry for children. John's poetry anthologies present children with original and contemporary poetry, proving that poetry is both accessible and fun. Other books for OUP include Twinkle, Twinkle Chocolate Bar, My First Oxford Book of Poems, Dinosaur Poems, Monster Poems, The Poetry Chest, School's Out, Excuses, Excuses and I've Got a Poem For You.
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'John Foster has become a brand name' * Times Educational Supplement * Praise for John Foster:

'John Foster is indisputably the world's premier poetry anthologist' * Junior Education *
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