Hot Like Fire
When de July sun hot like fire Den I have just one desire To run down to de shop an' buy a Kisko pop! A brilliant new collection from this wonderful performance poet. Her poetry is beautifully crafted yet full of energy and fun - her subjects range from global pollution to problems with maths homework and to the sad demise of pet frogs (he croaked of course). Her mixed use of standard English and dialect is a delight to read and hear. Children love reading and listening to her work!
- Paperback | 96 pages
- 124.5 x 190.5 x 7.6mm | 68.04g
- 05 Aug 2002
- Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- London, United Kingdom
About Valerie Bloom
This is Valerie Bloom's second collection for Bloomsbury, her first being 'The World is Sweet'. She is also the author of the Smarties award-winning picture book, 'Fruits'. Valerie is originally from Jamaica where she still has family and visits regularly. Valerie spends a huge amount of time at festivals and schools performing and promoting her work, for which she is in huge demand. Valerie lives with her family in Kent.