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by John Mole
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You’ll find some thoughtful and often very atmospheric poems dealing with big themes – ...
Hey Diddle Diddle
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Hopes and dreams
If you are looking for poems to inspire and delight young students, this new collection ...
How to Turn Your Teacher Purple!
by James Carter
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Ian McMillan (b. 1956) is one of the UK's best known contemporary poets. Aside from ...
If You Could See Laughter
by Mandy Coe
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If You Were a Carrot
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James’s poems are full of daydreams and music. They’re often highly playful but beneath ...
John is one of the most electrifying readers around, and the energy and dazzle he ...
You will hear that John reads with quite a serious tone, even for the humorous poems – ...
The writer and performer John Hegley has been described as the Spike Milligan for our ...