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Picnic

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Pirate Pete

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Questions for a Dad

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Roald Dahl (1916-1990) is one of the most successful children's writers in the world: ...

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Roger’s poems have a brilliant knack for taking things we recognise – places, people, ...

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Science and inventions

Explore the power of science, creativity and invention in this selection of poems. 

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Smile

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Here are two of Spike's best-known nonsense rhymes, delivered in his distinctive piping ...

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