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Poetry for Children and Young Adults -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 65 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Dare by Lorna Gutierrez, illustrated by Polly Noakes
    Dare - by Lorna Gutierrez, illustrated by Polly Noakes

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910328422 | ISBN 10: 1910328421

    This simple yet inspirational poem encourages children everywhere to dare to dream big, to help others and speak out for what is right, but also to take time for simple joys and to be comfortable in their own skin.  With charming rhymes and ener ... more

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  • Cover image of book Michael Rosen
    Michael Rosen's Book of Very Silly Poems - by Michael Rosen

    £4.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241354575 | ISBN 10: 0241354579

    Let your imagination run riot and laughter fill your belly as you explore traditional poems, rhymes with a twist, and subversive playground favourites in this playful treasure chest of verse. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poems to Live Your Life By by Chris Riddell (illustrator)
    Poems to Live Your Life By - by Chris Riddell (illustrator)

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509814374 | ISBN 10: 150981437x

    In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.   This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Kid in My Class by Rachel Rooney, illustrated by Chris Riddell
    A Kid in My Class - by Rachel Rooney, illustrated by Chris Riddell

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910959879 | ISBN 10: 1910959871

    He’s not scared of nothing. Nobody. Never. Nah. Which means that he is. Tough kid. Not tough enough. I know - I once met his dad. ​  They’re all here... every kid in the class. The pushy one, the shy one. The whizz kid and th ... more

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  • Cover image of book England: Poems from a School by Kate Clanchy (Editor)
    England: Poems from a School - by Kate Clanchy (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509886609 | ISBN 10: 1509886605

    "Not just good for school children, but great by any standard’"(Phillip Pullman) Oxford Spires Academy is a small comprehensive school with 30 languages – and one special focus: poetry. In the last five years, its students have won every prize ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chocolate Cake by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Kevin Waldron
    Chocolate Cake - by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Kevin Waldron

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141379203 | ISBN 10: 0141379200

    When I was a boy, I had a favourite treat. It was when my mum made...   CHOCOLATE CAKE!   Ohhh! I LOVED chocolate cake.   Fantastically funny and full of silly noises, this is Michael Rosen's love letter to every child's favourite treat, c ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to be a Tiger by George Szirtes
    How to be a Tiger - by George Szirtes

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910959206 | ISBN 10: 1910959200

    "The tiger growls, its eyes ablaze, but we too have our tiger ways, we too can pad through the dark wood of the cosmic neighbourhood." ​  Leap with hares, call out to the sun, run with the wind, pull silly faces with monkeys, wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eighty Best Poems by Roger McGough
    Eighty Best Poems - by Roger McGough

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141388823 | ISBN 10: 014138882x

    There are eighty of Roger McGough's wonderful poems in this hugely enjoyable collection, gathered into a new volume to celebrate Roger's 80th birthday!  The poems have been specially chosen to reflect Roger's unique sense of humour, his wit and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Centrally Heated Knickers by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Harry Horse
    Centrally Heated Knickers - by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Harry Horse

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141388960 | ISBN 10: 014138896x

    Discover the weird and wonderful world of martians, woolly saucepans and centrally heated knickers in 100 poems about science and technology from the delightfully irreverent, Michael Rosen. ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Change Is Gonna Come: Brand New Stories and Poetry About Change by Various authors
    A Change Is Gonna Come: Brand New Stories and Poetry About Change - by Various authors

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781847158390 | ISBN 10: 1847158390

    An anthology of stories and poetry on the theme of change featuring Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic writers for Young Adults.  Featuring top Young Adult authors and introducing a host of exciting new voices, this anthology of stories and poe ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Mum
    My Mum's Growing Down - by Laura Dockrill

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571335060 | ISBN 10: 0571335063

    She says ‘I’ve worked so hard for years and I deserve a rest!’ As she scribbles with crayons and pours custard down her dress, She’s dangling from the banister with her head upside-down! Does your Mum do this? Help! My Mum’s growing DOW ... more

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  • Cover image of book Come All You Little Persons by John Agard, illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle
    Come All You Little Persons - by John Agard, illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571324163 | ISBN 10: 0571324169

    From above earth, from above sky, from below earth, from under water, come all you little persons come exactly as you are.   Come little bird person, come little bee person, come little tree person - little persons from all over the world ... more

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  • Cover image of book Overheard in a Tower Block by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Kate Milner
    Overheard in a Tower Block - by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Kate Milner

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910959589 | ISBN 10: 1910959588

    Gazing at the stars from five storeys up, smelling the bins from five storeys below. Overheard arguments, overheard laughter. ​  A disappearing father and a Mermaid-Queen mother; statues that sing for flesh and blood; bullies wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book All the Wild Wonders by Wendy Cooling, illustrated by Piet Grobler
    All the Wild Wonders - by Wendy Cooling, illustrated by Piet Grobler

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781847809940 | ISBN 10: 1847809944

    In this celebration of our Earth, distinguished anthologist Wendy Cooling has chosen poems to make children look, think, and ask questions.  Why are trees so important? How are motorways damaging our countryside? What can we do about rubbish? Wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Here I Stand: Stories that Speak for Freedom by Amnesty International UK
    Here I Stand: Stories that Speak for Freedom - by Amnesty International UK

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781406373646 | ISBN 10: 1406373648

    A varied and thought-provoking collection of short stories and poems for teens with a conscience, with striking cover illustrations by award-winning children’s laureate Chris Riddell.   With contributions from Frances Hardinge, Sarah Crossan, Ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book New and Collected Poems for Children by Carol Ann Duffy
    New and Collected Poems for Children - by Carol Ann Duffy

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571337309 | ISBN 10: 0571337309

    "In the world of British poetry, Carol Ann Duffy is a superstar."(Guardian) This stellar edition of her poems brings together work from her four award-winning collections for children, and sprinkles in a generous helping of new poems to match. &nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reaching the Stars: Poems About Extraordinary Women and Girls by Liz Brownlee
    Reaching the Stars: Poems About Extraordinary Women and Girls - by Liz Brownlee

    £5.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509814282 | ISBN 10: 1509814280

    This feisty collection of brand-new poems is a celebration of the achievements of women and girls throughout history.  It includes poems about Malala Yousafzai, Rosa Parks, Margaret Hamilton, Ada Lovelace, Helen Keller, Mary Shelley, Edith Cavel ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Poem for Every Night of the Year by Allie Esiri, illustrated by Zanna Goldhawk
    A Poem for Every Night of the Year - by Allie Esiri, illustrated by Zanna Goldhawk

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509813131 | ISBN 10: 1509813136

    A Poem For Every Night of the Year is a magnificent collection of 366 poems compiled by Allie Esiri, one to share for every night of the year. The poems - together with introductory paragraphs - have a link to the date on which they appear. Shakespea ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wonderful Things You Will Be: A Growing-Up Poem by Emily Winfield Martin
    The Wonderful Things You Will Be: A Growing-Up Poem - by Emily Winfield Martin

    £14.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780385376716 | ISBN 10: 0385376715

    The New York Times bestseller that celebrates the dreams, acceptance, and love that parents have for their children... now and forever!   From brave and bold to creative and clever, Emily Winfield Martin’s rhythmic rhyme expresses all the l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tigerboy by Ted Hughes
    The Tigerboy - by Ted Hughes

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571320622 | ISBN 10: 0571320627

    A very ordinary boy. Nobody noticed him, he was just like everyone else. But Fred knew he was different. He just didn't know quite how different. And when he did.... Well, what then? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wonderland: Alice in Poetry by Michaela Morgan (Editor)
    Wonderland: Alice in Poetry - by Michaela Morgan (Editor)

    £5.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509818846 | ISBN 10: 1509818847

    Lewis Carroll's Alice has been enchanting children for 150 years. Curious Alice, the bossy White Rabbit, the formidable Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter are among the best-loved, most iconic literary creations of all time.   In Wonderland: A ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out and About: A First Book of Poems by Shirley Hughes
    Out and About: A First Book of Poems - by Shirley Hughes

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406372427 | ISBN 10: 1406372420

    A beautiful first collection of poems by two-time Kate Greenaway Medal-winner Shirley Hughes.   In this wonderful collection of poems, by best-loved and Kate Greenaway Medal-winner, Shirley Hughes, Katie and her little brother Olly go out and ... more

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  • Cover image of book What is Poetry? The Essential Guide to Reading and Writing Poems by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Jill Calder
    What is Poetry? The Essential Guide to Reading and Writing Poems - by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Jill Calder

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781844287635 | ISBN 10: 1844287637

    A detailed and very personal guide to reading and writing poetry by one of the country’s leading children’s poets.   Over many years as a working poet, Michael Rosen has thought a great deal about what poems are, what they can do and the pleas ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Great Big Cuddle by Michael Rosen, illustrated By Chris Riddell
    A Great Big Cuddle - by Michael Rosen, illustrated By Chris Riddell

    £14.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406343199 | ISBN 10: 1406343196

    Two of the biggest names in children’s publishing, Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell, come together in a new poetry collection. The poems in A Great Big Cuddle fizz off the page with sound and rhythm, energy and laughter, as Rosen captures in the mos ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Through the Night: Night Poems and Lullabies by Marie Heaney (Editor)
    All Through the Night: Night Poems and Lullabies - by Marie Heaney (Editor)

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781902121611 | ISBN 10: 1902121619

    All Through the Night is a collection of moving and evocative night poems for all stages of life. Lullabies and other poems relating to children and parenting form the opening section, while later poems celebrate or give voice to our various night-ti ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Luve
    My Luve's Like a Red, Red Rose - by Robert Burns, illustrated by Ruchi Mhasane

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782503224 | ISBN 10: 1782503226

    O my Luve's like a red, red rose, That's newly sprung in June; O my Luve's like the melodie That's sweetly play'd in tune.   In this beautifully illustrated picture-book version of Burns' classic poem, the lyrics have been re-imagined to explor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Barefoot Book of Earth Poems by Judith Nicholls, illustrated by Beth Krommes
    The Barefoot Book of Earth Poems - by Judith Nicholls, illustrated by Beth Krommes

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782852780 | ISBN 10: 1782852786

    Spark the love of language with this breathtaking collection of over 30 classic and contemporary nature poems from around the globe.  Stunning scratchboard illustrations by Caldecott Medal winner Beth Krommes showcase landscapes from every conti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gargling with Jelly: A Collection of Poems by Brian Patten
    Gargling with Jelly: A Collection of Poems - by Brian Patten

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141362953 | ISBN 10: 0141362952

    Gargling with Jelly by Brian Patten, one of our best-loved poets. Hilarious, lyrical, outrageous and serious poems all rub shoulders in this collection.   Naughty children with nasty habits, cartoon heroes that come to life, lonely caretakers, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things You Find in a Poet
    Things You Find in a Poet's Beard - by A.F. Harrold, illustrated by Chris Riddell

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909136618 | ISBN 10: 1909136611

    Things You Find in a Poet’s Beard is a collection of poems that have been shouted at children from schools to church halls. They are a curation of silly tales that have been illustrated and bound into a book.   Perhaps you’ll want to annoy yo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Quick, Let
    Quick, Let's Get Out of Here - by Michael Rosen

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141362977 | ISBN 10: 0141362979

    The yucky things your brother does, the annoying things your parents say, the funny things you feel.  Michael Rosen knows all about YOU!  Family life from the brilliant Michael Rosen & Quentin Blake. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Five Bedtime Poems for Children by Various authors, illustrated by Amy Blackwell
    Five Bedtime Poems for Children - by Various authors, illustrated by Amy Blackwell

    £4.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781907598319 | ISBN 10: 1907598316

    Five fabulous bedtime poems to ensure the sweetest dreams for your children.  Includes a sticker, bookmark and a page for children to write their own poems. With colour illustrations throughout by Amy Blackwell. Poems by: Charlotte Druitt C ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aloud in My Head by JonArno Lawson (Editor)
    Aloud in My Head - by JonArno Lawson (Editor)

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781406363081 | ISBN 10: 1406363081

    New edition of a ground-breaking poetry anthology (Inside Out) in which 21 poets each discuss one of their poems and how they came to write it.  A new edition of a ground-breaking poetry anthology (previously Inside Out) in which 21 poets eac ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Works 4 by Pie Corbett and Gaby Morgan (Editors)
    The Works 4 - by Pie Corbett and Gaby Morgan (Editors)

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447286875 | ISBN 10: 1447286871

    The Works 4 really does contain poems about everything.  The Works 4 contains poems about everything and is divided into twenty-six alphabetical sections featuring poems about:  A the ark and other creatures, B boys' stuff, C celebrations ... more

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  • Cover image of book Axel Scheffler
    Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Jungle - by Axel Scheffler

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857634108 | ISBN 10: 0857634100

    What do you get when you cross a monkey with a porcupine? Why, a monkupine, of course! What about a leopard with a armadillo? Well, that would be a leopadillo, naturally!   Axel Schefflers Flip Flap Jungle features eleven brand new animals an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wriggle and Roar by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt
    Wriggle and Roar - by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447276654 | ISBN 10: 1447276655

    A wonderful rhyme book full of action and noise - guaranteed to make kids love poetry! Whenever I'm tired of being me I swing around like a chimpanzee. Are you tired of being you? Here's a whole bookful of things you can do! There are rhymes to ... more

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  • Cover image of book I am a Poetato: An A-Z of Poems About People, Pets and Other Creatures by John Hegley
    I am a Poetato: An A-Z of Poems About People, Pets and Other Creatures - by John Hegley

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847806000 | ISBN 10: 1847806007

    This is a very funny, witty, zany collection for children, which will also appeal to the authors adult fans. It has all the John Hegley comic hallmarks, including references to wearing glasses, Luton, and dogs (being superior to cats)!  The po ... more

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  • Cover image of book You Tell Me! by Roger McGough and Michael Rosen
    You Tell Me! - by Roger McGough and Michael Rosen

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847804440 | ISBN 10: 1847804446

    Here are the football results:   League Division Fun Manchester United won, Manchester City lost. Crystal Palace 2, Buckingham Palace 1 Millwall Leeds nowhere Wolves 8. A cheese roll and had a cup of tea 2 Newcastles Heaven Sunderlands ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diary of a Shapeshifter by Kevin McCann
    Diary of a Shapeshifter - by Kevin McCann

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780957332805 | ISBN 10: 0957332807

    "With its mixture of poems in a variety of styles, including riddles and kennings about the natural world, and poems on subjects ranging from bonfire night and circus lions to ghosts and the fearsome Gloom, this is a rich collection, full of poems th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Edward Lear
    Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense - by Edward Lear, illustrated by Christine Pym

    £12.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781409566885 | ISBN 10: 1409566889

    A beautiful gift edition of Edward Lears timeless collection of limericks, jokes and rhymes, enchantingly illustrated.  Features the much-loved The Owl and The Pussycat, as well as other equally funny and charming rhymes bound to delight you ... more

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  • Cover image of book Book by John Agard, illustrated by Neil Packer
    Book - by John Agard, illustrated by Neil Packer

    £12.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780744544787 | ISBN 10: 0744544785

    My name is Book and Ill tell you the story of my life. Non fiction like you've never read it before!  Quirky and humorous, part poetry, part reflection, this is the story of the book told by none other than Book himself! This extraordinary ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake
    Dirty Beasts - by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141350547 | ISBN 10: 0141350547

    A collection of (mainly) grisly beasts out for human blood, ranging from Gocky-Wock the crocodile to Sting-A-Ling the scorpion.  Described in verse with all Dahl's usual gusto and illustrated in suitably lurid style by Quentin Blake. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goldilocks on CCTV by John Agard, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura
    Goldilocks on CCTV - by John Agard, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847804990 | ISBN 10: 1847804993

    Poor Goldilocks, caught on camera breaking into a house of suburban grizzlies... There she was on the news, Miss Goody Two-Shoes, Caught on CCTV. Don't look so shocked! Of course you know who - Who else but Goldilocks? Here are 30 a ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Are We Fighting For? New Poems About War by Brian Moses and Roger Stevens
    What Are We Fighting For? New Poems About War - by Brian Moses and Roger Stevens

    £4.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447248613 | ISBN 10: 1447248619

    What Are We Fighting For? explores the concept of war in a brilliantly accessible way for younger readers.   Fascinating and moving in equal measure, there are poems about incredibly brave dogs, cats and pigeons; the Christmas truce of WWI wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Five Poems About Gh...Gh...Ghosts by Various poets
    Five Poems About Gh...Gh...Ghosts - by Various poets

    £4.95      (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781907598227 | ISBN 10: 1907598227

    Five scary poems to make your hair stand on end (and tickle your funny bone).   Includes poems by Charles Causley, Walter de la Mare, Julia Rawlinson and Ian Serraillier.  Suitable for children of all ages. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let
    Let's Celebrate! Festival Poems from Around the World - by Debjani Chatterjee and Brian D'Arcy, illustrated by Shirin Adl

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847804792 | ISBN 10: 1847804799

    This exciting anthology of poems celebrates festivals all over the world. From Chinese New Year to Carnival, from Thanksgiving to Holi, and from Purnima to Diwali.  With explanations of the festivals at the back of the book, and with colourful a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake
    Revolting Rhymes - by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141350370 | ISBN 10: 0141350377

    Six of the best-loved nursery tales, retold with surprising and sometimes disgusting twists!  Wicked beasts, brazen crooks and a ghastly giant star in these hilarious nursery rhymes with BITE. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cosmic Disco by Grace Nichols, illustrated by Alice Wright
    Cosmic Disco - by Grace Nichols, illustrated by Alice Wright

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847803986 | ISBN 10: 1847803989

    A sparkling galaxy of new poems by one of the UKs most exciting contemporary poets. From Aurora Borealis, Sun Youre a Star and A Matter of Holes, to Lady Winters Rap, the Earthworm Sonnet and You a Universe Yourself, this is brilliant po ... more

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  • Cover image of book Even My Ears are Smiling by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Babette Cole
    Even My Ears are Smiling - by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Babette Cole

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781408802984 | ISBN 10: 1408802988

    Following the publication of bestselling Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy, Michael Rosen has followed up with a brilliant new book of poems that are funny, thought-provoking and always with Michael's immediately accessible and child-centred ... more

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  • Cover image of book Because a Fire Was in My Head by Michael Morpurgo (Editor), illustrated by Quentin Blake
    Because a Fire Was in My Head - by Michael Morpurgo (Editor), illustrated by Quentin Blake

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571303113 | ISBN 10: 0571303110

    A wonderful anthology of poems that will form the cornerstone to a lifetime's enjoyment of poetry.   This is an anthology that aims to do two things: to set fire to the imagination and to bring together a collection of memorable poems. What we ... more

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  • Cover image of book Green Glass Beads: A Collection of Poems for Girls by Jacqueline Wilson
    Green Glass Beads: A Collection of Poems for Girls - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781447205142 | ISBN 10: 1447205146

    A beautiful anthology of poems for girls, chosen by Jacqueline Wilson. "The joy for me is that this is my anthology, and I love every single poem in this book."(Jacqueline Wilson) This is a gorgeous, stunningly produced collection of classic an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bananas in My Ears by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Quentin Blake
    Bananas in My Ears - by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Quentin Blake

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781406337556 | ISBN 10: 1406337552

    A comic collection of verse from the illustrious pairing of two former Children's Laureates.   From the chaos of breakfast and to the calm of bedtime, this quirky collection of nonsense poetry written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Que ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Join In by Quentin Blake
    All Join In - by Quentin Blake

    £7.99   paperback   (1992) - ISBN 13: 9780099964704 | ISBN 10: 0099964708

    'And if Ferdinand decides to make a chocolate fudge banana cake What do we do? For goodness sake! We ALL JOIN IN!' This book is a rumbustious, rollicking and above all noisy collection of seven exuberant poems, perfect for chanting al ... more

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  • Cover image of book If You Could See Laughter by Mandy Coe
    If You Could See Laughter - by Mandy Coe

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844714872 | ISBN 10: 184471487x

    If You Could See Laughter is Mandy Coes first collection of poetry for children. An award-winning poet, Mandy Coe is an educational specialist in poetry in schools and has been commissioned by CBeebies, the Book Trust, the Barbican and National Poet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down by the River: Afro-Caribbean Rhymes, Games and Songs for Children by Grace Hallworth, illustrated by Caroline Binch
    Down by the River: Afro-Caribbean Rhymes, Games and Songs for Children - by Grace Hallworth, illustrated by Caroline Binch

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847800824 | ISBN 10: 1847800823

    Down by the river, Down by the sea, Johnny break a bottle An' he say is me. I tell Ma, Ma tell Pa, Johnny get a licking, An' a ha! ha! ha!   Here is a fun collection of Afro-Caribbean rhymes games and songs, collected by Trinidadian ... more

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  • Cover image of book Another Night Before Christmas by Carol Ann Duffy, illustrated by Rob Ryan
    Another Night Before Christmas - by Carol Ann Duffy, illustrated by Rob Ryan

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780330523936 | ISBN 10: 0330523937

    A classic Christmas tale re-told for modern times by the Poet Laureate, with illustrations by Rob Ryan.  Its the night before Christmas and a young girl creeps like a mouse down the stairs, determined to find out for certain whether Santa is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Michael Rosen
    Michael Rosen's Big Book of Bad Things - by Michael Rosen

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141324517 | ISBN 10: 0141324511

    The arrival of a new poetry collection from one of Britain's greatest children's poets Michael Rosen is always cause for great excitement - and this collection promises to be one of the best.   Coinciding with his laureateship and very welcom ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crazy Hair by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean
    Crazy Hair - by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780747595991 | ISBN 10: 0747595992

    A father and child discover the joys of his crazy hair in this brilliant picture book. Bonnie tries to tame her fathers hair, but to no avail, as birds and beasts of every type jostle for space amongst the curls and tresses of this hirsute book. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blueberry Girl by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Charles Vess
    Blueberry Girl - by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Charles Vess

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780747595984 | ISBN 10: 0747595984

    This is a prayer for a blueberry girl... A much-loved baby grows into a young woman: brave, adventurous and lucky. Exploring, travelling, bathed in sunshine, surrounded by the wonders of the world. What every new parent or parent-to-be dreams of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Michael Rosen
    Michael Rosen's A-Z: The Best Children's Poetry from Agard to Zephaniah - by Michael Rosen

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141324500 | ISBN 10: 0141324503

    From Agard to Zephaniah, the very best of children's poetry from the very best of children's poets appears in this wonderful and exciting anthology edited by Michael Rosen, the Children's Laureate. Coinciding with his laureateship and a very welcome ... more

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  • Cover image of book We are Poets! by HelnThomas
    We are Poets! - by HelnThomas

    £5.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780955509209 | ISBN 10: 0955509203

    Zingedy bingedy bingedy bong! I've got limericks, rhymes, poems and songs, trees are for climbing, and words are for rhyming, Zingedy bingedy dingedy bong! Limericks, rhymes, poems and songs. Awarding winning poet and performer Helns muc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Slapstick by Roger McGough
    Slapstick - by Roger McGough

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141325071 | ISBN 10: 0141325070

    If philosophy is the WHY?  And science is the HOW?  Then poetry is the WOW!  There are poems for everybody in this wide-ranging collection. Rib-ticklers and riddles, crazy recipes and ghostly tales, cowboys and tofu-eating tig ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fairy Rhymes by Carol Tibbs
    Fairy Rhymes - by Carol Tibbs

    £5.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781904263357 | ISBN 10: 1904263356

    A small book of delightful poems about little people for little people.  Includes rhymes on fairies, elves, dwarves, dandelions, butterflies and beetles.  With beautiful illustrations on every page by Fiona Hughes. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! by Dr. Seuss
    Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! - by Dr. Seuss

    £5.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780007173150 | ISBN 10: 0007173156

    Think left and think right, think low and think high!   Learn to explore the fantasy world of the imagination with a little help from Dr. Seuss.  By combining the funniest stories, craziest creatures and zaniest pictures with his uniq ... more

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  • Cover image of book Oh, the Places You
    Oh, the Places You'll Go! - by Dr. Seuss

    £5.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780007158522 | ISBN 10: 0007158521

    From bang-ups and hang-ups to lurches and slumps, Dr. Seuss takes a hilarious look at the mishaps and misadventures that life may have in store for us. By combining the funniest stories, craziest creatures and zaniest pictures with his unique ble ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Oldest Girl in the World by Carol Ann Duffy
    The Oldest Girl in the World - by Carol Ann Duffy

    £7.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780571205769 | ISBN 10: 0571205763

    In Duffy's second collection for children, we are trained by the oldest girl in the world to be alert to every one of our senses. Meet a bad princess, and a king of snide, discover spells to get rid of unwanted pests, and learn that transformation is ... more

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