I Wish I Had a Pirate's Hat by Roger Stevens
  

I Wish I Had a Pirate's Hat

Written by Roger Stevens

5+ readers   3+ readers   Poetry    
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Another lively collection from Roger Stevens, who does more to inspire a love of poetry in young children than almost anyone, and these are ‘poems to chase the clouds away.’ Grouped into three sections – Fun Time, School Time and Home Time – the subjects will all be familiar to little children but the poetry makes them special. Look out for recurring mentions of teacher Miss Moss and the irrepressible Billy, impervious to teacher’s Fairy Dust:

She sprinkles it on naughty boys

It stops them being silly

And helps them work, and sit up straight

It doesn’t work on Billy

~ Andrea Reece

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Synopsis

I Wish I Had a Pirate's Hat by Roger Stevens

I wish I had a pirate hat a pirate hat,

a pirate hat I wish I had a pirate hat like my mate Jack's pirate hat

Would you rather have a pirate hat or a football? Would you like to have tea with a rabbit, bring home a pussy cat or go in a big red pedal car? And are you a good pirate or a bad pirate? Fifty fantastic poems for young children from top performance poet Roger Stevens.

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'Instant child-appeal' 'Another lively collection from Roger Stevens, who does more to inspire a love of poetry in young people than almost anyone...' 'Instant child-appeal' 'Another lively collection from Roger Stevens, who does more to inspire a love of poetry in young people than almost anyone...''

About the Author

Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens has had more than a hundred poems for children published in wide-ranging anthologies from The Hutchinson Treasury of Children's Poetry (Hutchinson) to The Works (Every kind of poem you will ever need for the Literacy Hour) (Macmillan). His verse-novel for teenagers, The Journal of Danny Chaucer (Poet) (Orion) was published in May 2002 and was dramatized on BBC Radio 4 in June 2003. His solo collections for children include I Did Not Eat the Goldfish (Macmillan) and The Monster That Ate the Universe (Macmillan).

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
80 pages

Author

Roger Stevens
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

6th August 2015

ISBN

9781847806185

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