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Grace’s poems are full of the sounds and stories of Guyana, the Caribbean country where ...

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Heads or Tails?

1:14 listening time

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

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Mandy’s poems are filled with joy and delight and often explore and mirror the ...

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Born in Donegal in Ireland, Matthew Sweeney was one of the most original poets writing ...

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Michael Rosen was born and brought up in London. He says his parents were people who ...

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Miss Flotsam

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