Poems to Perform
36%
off

Poems to Perform : A classic collection chosen by the Children's Laureate

3.97 (42 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , Illustrated by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

In Poems to Perform, Julia Donaldson has chosen poems with performance by children in mind, and her notes and ideas on performing them are included in a special section at the end of the book. Julia's passionate belief that performance can help children enjoy reading and grow in confidence is informed by her own experience both as a child and now, working with groups of children to bring stories, poems and songs to life. The poems range from classics by Edward Lear, W H Auden and Eleanor Farjeon to contemporary work by Michael Rosen, John Agard and Clare Bevan. Illustrated throughout with exquisite, expressive lino-cuts by Clare Melinsky, this is a book for teachers, parents, children: anyone who loves great poetry.show more

Product details

  • 5+
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 16mm | 160g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated edition
  • w. ill.
  • 1447243390
  • 9781447243397
  • 932

About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include What the Ladybird Heard, The Paper Dolls and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.show more

Review quote

This is a book for teachers, parents, children; anyone who loves poetry - and anyone you want to encourage to love poetry. * parentsintouch.co.uk * A vibrant collection of poems perfect to be performed by two or more voices. * Families First NI *show more

Review Text

This is a book for teachers, parents, children; anyone who loves poetry - and anyone you want to encourage to love poetry. parentsintouch.co.ukshow more

Rating details

42 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
5 31% (13)
4 48% (20)
3 14% (6)
2 2% (1)
1 5% (2)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X