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Fred Sedgwick - Author

Fred Sedgwick was born in Ireland and brought up in London. He has been a freelance writer, teacher and lecturer since 1990. He is the author of hundreds of poems in anthologies for children, and over thirty books: about teaching writing, Shakespeare and the Young Writer (Routledge), etymology (Where Words Come From, Continuum) and Art Education. He is a father (to Daniel) and a grandfather (to Malachi).

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Here Comes the Poetry Man Poems for Young People
Fred Sedgwick
Age 5+. Reviewed and selected by our poetry expert, Liam Parkin: Fred Sedgwick has a wealthy background of children's poetry, and his new collection Here Comes the Poetry Man certainly shows this. Written for young children, the poems deal...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/02/2011
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