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Roger’s poems have a brilliant knack for taking things we recognise – places, people, ...

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Russian Doll

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Sensing Mother

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Soft as the Blanket

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Here are two of Spike's best-known nonsense rhymes, delivered in his distinctive piping ...

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Steven’s poems bring us into the familiar world of school – but with his sharp eye for ...

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Table

0:56 listening time

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Ted’s readings draw out the texture of his words, his rich Yorkshire accent helping to ...

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