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Blast off!

Poetry has the power to take us to new places, lifting off from the known world to ...

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Bounce and Rhyme

The bounce and rhyme collection is made especially for under 5s.

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Critters and Creatures

These poems are all about animals. From cute and cuddly cats, to crick crack crocodiles.

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Exploring planet Earth

This collection, featuring poems about nature and animals, will help you discover more ...

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Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award

This collection of recordings features the previous winners of the Foyle Young Poets of ...

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Hopes and dreams

If you are looking for poems to inspire and delight young students, this new collection ...

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Just for fun!

A selection of wacky, wonderful and whimsical poems all designed to make you smile.

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Magical and Mystical

Magical, mystical poems, with spooky spirits, witches and wizards.

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Mother Tongue Other Tongue 2020

Mother Tongue Other Tongue is a celebration of poetry written by young people in the ...

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National Poetry Day 2019: Truth Collection

How can you know if something is true or not?  To celebrate National Poetry Day's theme ...

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Science and inventions

Explore the power of science, creativity and invention in this selection of poems. 

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The CLiPPA Collection

This collection features poems by previous winners of the CLiPPA. The Centre for ...

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