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The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse

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The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse
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The Puffin Book of Modern Children?s Verse is the definitive collection of modern children?s poetry of our time. Enchanting, funny, exciting and poignant, there is every kind of poem for every kind mood. Discover the very best of children?s poetry from the greats of the poetry world including, Allan Ahlberg, W. H. Auden, Charles Causley, Roald Dahl, T. S. Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Ted Hughes, Rudyard Kipling, Philip Larkin, Laurie Lee, Roger McGough, Spike Milligan, A. A. Milne, Wilfred Owen, Brian Patten, Sylvia Plath, Michael Rosen, Ian Serrallier, W.B. Yeats, Benjamin Zephaniah and many, many more!%%%The Puffin Book of Modern Children?s Verse is the definitive collection of modern children?s poetry of our time. Enchanting, funny, exciting and poignant, there is every kind of poem for every kind mood. Discover the very best of children?s poetry from the greats of the poetry world including, Allan Ahlberg, W. H. Auden, Charles Causley, Roald Dahl, T. S. Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Ted Hughes, Rudyard Kipling, Philip Larkin, Laurie Lee, Roger McGough, Spike Milligan, A. A. Milne, Wilfred Owen, Brian Patten, Sylvia Plath, Michael Rosen, Ian Serrallier, W.B. Yeats, Benjamin Zephaniah and many, many more!

Author Biography

BRIAN PATTEN was born in Liverpool. His poetry for adults has been translated into many languages, and his collections include Love Poems, Storm Damage, Grinning Jack and Armada. His verse for children includes Gargling with Jelly, Thawing Frozen Frogs and Juggling with Gerbils. Brian Patten is a popular performer of his work, and he has written children's plays and the award winning novel, Mr Moon's Last Case. Amongst his recent books for children is The Story Giant, an adaptation of stories from around the world.BRIAN PATTEN was born in Liverpool. His poetry for adults has been translated into many languages, and his collections include Love Poems, Storm Damage, Grinning Jack and Armada. His verse for children includes Gargling with Jelly, Thawing Frozen Frogs and Juggling with Gerbils. Brian Patten is a popular performer of his work, and he has written children?s plays and the award winning novel, Mr Moon?s Last Case. Amongst his recent books for children is The Story Giant, an adaptation of stories from around the world.
Release date NZ
September 7th, 2006
Contributor
Edited by Brian Patten
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Puffin
Pages
416
Dimensions
129x198x18
ISBN-13
9780141321882
Product ID
1671284

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