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Allan has written over 150 books for children, including classics such as Each Peach ...

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An Interview with Allan Ahlberg

School assemblies, football and folk songs are just some of the sources of inspiration ...

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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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Billy McBone

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Where does poetry end and song begin? It’s hard to tell in Brian Moses’ poetry – and ...

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It’s no wonder that Brian Patten’s poems appeal to both children and adults – he’s a ...

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You’ll find some thoughtful and often very atmospheric poems dealing with big themes – ...

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Geography Lesson

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You will hear that John reads with quite a serious tone, even for the humorous poems – ...

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Joseph grew up in Roehampton on the outskirts of London. Living in a tower block and ...

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