I'm a Little Alien by James Carter

I'm a Little Alien

Written by James Carter

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Meet a little green alien; then zoom off in your rocket to find space poems, rhymes about mermaids, funny faces and even a greedy robot. This is a fun and playful new collection by an award-winning poet who knows how to inspire and delight young children.


I'm a Little Alien by James Carter

Rush rocket

roar rocket zip about some more rocket

let me climb aboard rocket


Zoom around this book to find aliens, stars and a greedy robot.


"I'm a Little Alien is a fantastic collection of poems that will excite and engage young readers, drawing on children's immediate interests and experiences. Children will be transported on a journey into space alongside endearing characters such as Oggy the robot; learning a wealth of new and exciting vocabulary and concepts. Children can dive into poems based on the seaside and animals; poems such as Bucket invite children to use their imaginations and visualise concepts. Endearing illustrations by Mique Moriuchi are the perfect companions to the poems. Ideal for supporting learning and development across the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage One, this collection allows adults and children alike to explore a range of poetry. A must-have for classrooms everywhere." Charlotte Hacking, Teaching and Learning Manager, Centre For Literacy In Primary Education

Praise for Hey, Little Bug!:

A delectable collection of poems by a performance poet who is well known in schools. -- The Bookseller

A real understanding of the target audience. -- Parents in Touch

About the Author

James Carter

James Carter is a prize-winning poet and guitarist. He travels all over the UK and abroad to give lively poetry performances and workshops - in schools, libraries and at literary festivals. His poetry titles include Cars Stars Electric Guitars and Orange Silver Sausage (Walker Books) and Time-Travelling Underpants and Greetings, Earthlings! (Macmillan). James was the major contributor to the recent Cbeebies TV series Poetry Pie. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

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96 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st August 2014




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