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by Laura Mucha
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Allan has written over 150 books for children, including classics such as Each Peach ...
An Interview with Allan Ahlberg
School assemblies, football and folk songs are just some of the sources of inspiration ...
An Interview with Jackie Kay
Join Jackie Kay as she reveals the musical influences on her award-winning poetry, and ...
An Interview with Wes Magee
School is an important inspiration for popular children's poet Wes Magee. In this ...
As I Watch
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Beach of Promise, Mummy, Mum’s the World
by John Hegley
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Many of Berlie’s poems do not have regular stanzas or patterns of rhyme. But if you ...
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Where does poetry end and song begin? It’s hard to tell in Brian Moses’ poetry – and ...
It’s no wonder that Brian Patten’s poems appeal to both children and adults – he’s a ...
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