I Don't Like Poetry by Joshua Seigal

I Don't Like Poetry

Written by Joshua Seigal

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What do you mean you don’t like poetry? This must mean you’ve not read the debut collection of poems from Joshua Seigal! Whether it’s poems about the power of books or the joys of fried chicken, once you’ve read Joshua’s poems you’ll be shouting from the rooftops that poetry is the place to be!

Packed with subversive humour and a real insight into the world of children today, I Don’t Like Poetry will please the most reluctant of poem readers whether they want something funny, sad or scary. It is a wonderful collection that shows a new poet at his best.

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I Don't Like Poetry by Joshua Seigal

I'm a lovely little poem. I'm snoozing in your book. I'm like a dainty dragonfly - Come and have a look.

With poems on every topic from the power of books to the joys of fried chicken, this collection is packed with Joshua Seigal's subversive humour and insight into the world of children. If you don't like poetry after reading this, there's probably something wrong with you!


When you read this book, the windows will burp and the grass will turn blue. That's how magic these poems are. -- Michael Rosen

About the Author

Joshua Seigal

Joshua Seigal is a poet, performer and workshop leader who spends his time visiting schools, libraries and theatres around the country and beyond. He has taken critically-acclaimed poetry shows to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, but usually ends up performing in front of his mirror, using a hairbrush as a microphone. He has managed to gain the minimal skills required to make his own website .

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88 pages
Interest Age: From 7 to 11 years


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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

8th September 2016




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