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

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John is one of the most electrifying readers around, and the energy and dazzle he ...

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

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The writer and performer John Hegley has been described as the Spike Milligan for our ...

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

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Judith makes use of traditional poetic forms, including ballad and riddle. Some of the ...

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A selection of wacky, wonderful and whimsical poems all designed to make you smile.

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Kit uses rhythm and rhyme as well as assonance and alliteration to create poems that ...

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LIZZY’S LION

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

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