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The Works : Every Poem You Will Ever Need At School

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THE WORKS contains every kind of poem you will ever need for the Literacy Hour but it is also a book packed with brilliant poems that will delight any reader. It's got chants, action verses, riddles, tongue twisters, shape poems, puns, acrostics, haikus, cinquains, kennings, couplets, thin poems, lists, conversations, monologues, epitaphs, songs, limericks, tankas, nonsense poems, raps, narrative verse and performance poetry that's just for starters. It features poems from the very best classic and modern poets, for example: William Blake, Michael Rosen, Robert Louis Stevenson, Allan Ahlberg, W.H. Auden, Brian Patten, Roger McGough, Roald Dahl, Charles Causley, Eleanor Farjeon, Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes, T.S. Eliot and William Shakespeare to name but a few. A book packed with gems for dipping in to time and time again.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 42mm | 439.99g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New Edition
  • 1447273494
  • 9781447273493
  • 61,462

About Paul Cookson

Paul Cookson is the author and compiler of over 40 collections of children's poetry. He visits hundreds of schools every year and has performed his poems to thousands of children. He lives in Retford, Notts with Sally, Sam and Daisy.show more

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