Brian Patten - Author Picture

Brian Patten - Author

Brian Patten was born in Liverpool in 1946. His poetry for adults has been published in many languages and his collections include ‘Love Poems’, ‘Storm Damage’, and ‘Grinning Jack’. His work for children includes the poetry collections ‘Gargling with Jelly’ and ‘Thawing Frozen Frogs’ as well as plays and the award-winning novel ‘Mr Moon’s Last Case’.

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Monster Slayer
Brian Patten - illustrated by Chris Riddell
Interest Age 7-10 Brian Patten tells the story of the hero Beowulf in vivid, accessible prose; in Barrington Stoke's Little Gems series, aimed at readers of 6 – 8, he chooses not to skip any of the gore of Beowulf's...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/02/2016
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Can I Come Too?
Brian Patten - illustrated by Nicola Bayley
Award-winning Nicola Bayley's stunning illustrations of animals from the tiny mouse, who leads an expedition of curious friends on a great adventure, to the enormous whale ‘the biggest creature in the world' who is their find, captivate readers as they...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/05/2013
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Thawing Frozen Frogs
Brian Patten - illustrated by Chris Riddell
Age 7+. A wonderful collection of witty and thought provoking poems on every subject you can think of. Ever thought Why Toads Look Much More Serious Than Frogs? Probably not. But, after reading Brian Patten's poem you may look at...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2012
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The Big Snuggle-up
Brian Patten - illustrated by Nicola Bayley
Age: Baby +. On a cold winter's night one animal after another invites himself into a house and by the time it's bedtime there's all manner of animals and scarecrow tucked up by the fire. Some delightful close-up and colourful...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2011
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Jumping Mouse
Brian Patten - illustrated by Mary Moore
Brian Patten is one of Britain's best-loved poets. This is his retelling of the touching story of Jumping Mouse, a remarkable Native American fol tale and teaching story that has captivated people of all ages for many years. Brian first...
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Format: Hardback | Released 25/05/2010
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The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry
Brian Patten
Age 6+ This is a wonderful celebration of poems by ten of the most outstanding poets of the last 30 years or so. There's something here for all the family to share and enjoy, time after time. There's even an...
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Format: Paperback | Released 26/08/1999
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