There's a Monster in the Garden The Best of David Harmer
Written by David Harmer
Illustrated by Tim Archbold
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School life, families, football, aliens - these are some of performance poet David Harmer’s favourite things, all popular themes for his poems. Like the title poem to this collection, they are often presented with something of a ‘what if?’ warning, and readers should be ready for surprises – you might learn that granddad is an alien, or meet a pirate in Whitby Dock, or even see Father Christmas getting a parking ticket. Tucked in here too are reflective and rather lovely poems about the natural world, all characterised by Harmer’s keen eye. The collection lends itself nicely to bedtime reading, why not try one poem a night. ~ Andrea Reece
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There's a Monster in the Garden The Best of David Harmer by David Harmer
But just behind you
Is a ...No! Don't look!
Just act calmly
As if it wasn't there.
Like I said, Can you hear me if I whisper?
Just behind you Is a ...
Read all about Magic the rabbit, the space explorer and the ferret. Beware of Barry's budgie and whatever you do, don't look behind you! A sparkling collection from one of the UK's top performance poets. I don't want to scare you..
A welcome new edition of this fabulous poetry collection.
The collection lends itself nicely to bedtime reading.
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