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I Am Brave

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Jackie was born in Scotland to a Scottish mother and a Nigerian father. Soon after she ...

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James Berry's poems take you back to the noises, sights and smells of his Jamaican ...

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James’s poems are full of daydreams and music. They’re often highly playful but beneath ...

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Although many of Joan’s poems are in free verse, you can hear that they still use ...

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

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John’s poems sway and sing with the sounds and rhythms of his childhood in Trinidad and ...

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

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Before she became a writer, Laura studied psychology and philosophy and worked as a ...

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