The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry


Author: Brian Patten
Publisher: Puffin HC
ISBN: 9780140384215
Category: Poetry
Page: 144
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The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry is an amazing celebration - a wonderful collection of poems by ten outstanding poets. There is something here for all the family to share and enjoy, time after time. There are ten sections in the book, all illustrated in glorious full colour by a different illustrator, each as varied in their style as the poets. And an interview with the relevant poet begins each section, so you can find out a little more about them. The mix of vibrant colours and highly individual voices make this unique poetry collection truly and utterly brilliant! The Utterly Brilliant Poets are: Spike Milligan; Kit Wright; Michael Rosen; Charles Causley; Roger McGough; Benjamin Zephaniah; Brian Patten; Jackie Kay; John Agard; and Allan Ahlberg. 'Fast, funny, incongruous and gorgeously easy to digest.' Observer

The Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry


Author: Brian Patten
Publisher: Viking Canada
ISBN: 9780670893515
Category: Children's poetry, English
Page: 112
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Utterly Brilliant Poetry, /i> is an amazing celebration - a wonderful collection of poems by ten outstanding poets. There is something here for all the family to share and enjoy, time after time.There are ten sections in the book, all illustrated in glorious full colour by a different illustrator, each as varied in their style as the poets. And an interview with the relevant poet begins each section, so you can find out a little more about them.The mix of vibrant colours and highly individual voices make this unique poetry collection truly and utterly brilliant!

Juggling with Gerbils


Author: Brian Patten
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141925698
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 128
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A great new collection of poetry, wide-ranging in both form and subject matter. Full of Brian Patten's wonderful wit and moments of beauty as in GERANIUMS IN THE SNOW: Like children snuggling down under a white duvet Slowly the red geraniums Vanish under the snow. Brilliantly complemented by Chris Riddell's illustrations.

Gargling with Jelly

A Collection of Poems
Author: Brian Patten
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780141362953
Category:
Page: 144
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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, unhappy ghosts, fantastical creatures with crazy names, giants, goblins, vampires, mermaids ... there's never a dull moment in this marvellously quirky and refreshing jelly pot!

The Puffin Book of Fantastic First Poems


Author: June Crebbin
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 9780141308982
Category: Children's poetry, English
Page: 110
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A fantastic introduction to new and traditional poetry for children under seven. Brilliantly illustrated by several different illustrators, it includes poems about mealtimes, playtime, animals, family, bedtime and lots more.

The Mersey Sound

Restored 50th Anniversary Edition
Author: Adrian Henri,Brian Patten,Roger McGough
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014119085X
Category: Poetry
Page: 160
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'The Mersey Sound is an attempt to introduce contemporary poetry to the general reader by publishing representative work by each of three modern poets in a single volume, in each case the selection has been made to illustrate the poet's characteristics in style and form'. With this modest brief, The Mersey Sound was conceived and first published in 1967. An anthology which features Roger McGough's work, alongside that of Brian Patten and Adrian Henri (The Liverpool Poets), it went on to sell over half a million copies and to become the bestselling poetry anthology of all time.

The Puffin Book of Nonsense Verse


Author: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141961708
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 288
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Ever eaten Poodle Strudel? Slain a Jabberwock? Bathed in Irish Stew? Quentin Blake is one of the best loved of children’s illustrators. In this brilliant book he has selected and illustrated his favourite comic verse, making it pure entertainment for nonsense-lovers of all ages. His unique style of drawing brings a new perspective to every poem. Classic writers such as Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear are combined with more contemporary talents such as Roger McGough, Margaret Mahy and Russell Hoban. With fifteen wonderfully absurd sections, including Distracting Creatures, Sticky Ends, I Wish I Were a Jelly Fish, A Recipe for Indigestion and Chortling and Galumphing, here is a delightful collection of the topsy-turvy, the fantastical, the anarchic, the illogical and the utterly wonderful.

Thawing Frozen Frogs


Author: Brian Patten,Chris Riddell
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
ISBN: 9781847802699
Category: Children's poetry, English
Page: 120
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"I nibbled a mother, But wanting something new I boiled a bit of Granny And tried some Uncle-stew. I did not eat the baby, That was out of the question. (And anyway they wriggle And cause indigestion.) Ever joined a Giant's family dinner, kept a pet wig, thawed a frozen frog or snaffled a giraffe? Thawing Frozen Frogs is a brilliantly inventive collection from one of the UK's top performance poets, including a wide range of poems that showcase Brian Patten's wit, slapstick humour, wisdom and sensitivity - and his poetry's huge appeal to children of all ages. Perfect for reading at school or at home, out loud or by yourself. Illustrated with Chris Riddell's funny and illuminating line drawings.

The Big Snuggle-up


Author: Brian Patten
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1849399824
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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It all started with a scarecrow coming into the house out of the snow, bringing with him the mouse that lived up his sleeve. But it wasn't only these two who were looking for a warm place to snuggle up!

Bad, Bad Cats


Author: Roger McGough
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780140383911
Category: Animals
Page: 101
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A brilliant new collection of poems from this ever-popular poet and performance artist, featuring a trio of bad cats.

My First Oxford Book of Poems


Author: John Foster
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442060371
Category:
Page: 96
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A selection of classic and modern childrens' poems from around the world, by authors such as Emily Dickinson, A.A. Milne, and Lewis Carroll.

Collected Love Poems


Author: Brian Patten
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007343515
Category: Poetry
Page: 192
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Of all the poets writing today, Brian Patten is perhaps the most accessible and popular. Now his love poems, old and new, are collected together in his single volume.

100 Best Poems for Children


Author: Roger McGough,Sheila Moxley
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780141310589
Category: Children's poetry, English
Page: 128
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A collection of the very best poems for children, edited by Roger McGough A wonderful collection of contemporary and classic poems chosen by children from schools around the UK. Roger McGough made the final selection and wrote the introduction. Roger McGough was born in Liverpool and educated at the University of Hull. He came to prominence in the 1960s with the publication of THE MERSEY SOUND, and is one of today's most popular poets. He writes for children and adults and performs his poetry all over the world. He was honoured with an OBE in 1997, and won the Signal Poetry Award in 1998. Roger now lives in London. Sheila Moxley is gaining a powerful reputation for her multi-cultural illustration. She lives in London.

Armada


Author: Brian Patten
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007333757
Category:
Page: 96
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Storm Damage


Author: Brian Patten
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780006547709
Category:
Page: 93
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A collection of poetry casting light upon the world we live in, and upon the darker corners of the self. The book tries to make sense of a world which is chaotic with unemployment, in-and-out affairs, street violence, hip vicars and terrorism among many other themes.

Classic Poetry

An Illustrated Collection
Author: Michael Rosen,Paul Howard
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781406317435
Category: Children's poetry, American
Page: 160
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A collection of favorite poems by such writers as William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Edward Lear, Walt Whitman, and Langston Hughes, with portraits of the poets, brief biographical background, and illustrations.

Impossible Parents


Author: Brian Patten
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781406306132
Category: Children's stories
Page: 64
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Ben Norm and his sister, Mary, take care over their appearance. But their parents are impossible. Why can't they be respectable like other kids' parents? And how can they be stopped from totally mortifying Ben and Mary at Parents' Day?

Monster Slayer


Author: Brian Patten
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781781125489
Category:
Page: 96
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A stunning prose retelling of the Beowulf legend from award-winning Brian Patten with fabulous artwork by new Children's Laureate Chris Riddell. Jacket foiling and neon pantone print interiors combine for a really fabulous Little Gem.