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Benjamin Zephaniah was born in Birmingham, and grew up in Jamaica and in Handsworth, ...

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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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Bluebottle

0:57 listening time

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Bounce and Rhyme

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

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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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BUNDLE-BUGGY BOOGIE

1:21 listening time

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Cat-Rap

0:56 listening time

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Causley's poems have a timeless quality. It's possible to imagine poems such as ...

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Chrissie Gittins uses a very wide range of forms and poetic devices – lists and ...

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