Dinosaurs and Dinner-Ladies
Written by John Dougherty
Illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones
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John Dougherty’s poetic debut ‘Dinosaurs & Dinner-Ladies’ is a collection of sheer brilliance with all the wit and charm we’ve come to expect from this popular fiction writer. Dougherty draws on his experiences as a teacher and captures school-life to perfection; full of classroom rivalries, first crushes, and of course dinosaurs, lions and rampant dinner-ladies. More impressive, is Dougherty’s ability to have readers on the floor with laughter in one moment, and deeply moved in another, without disrupting the natural flow of the collection. Poems ‘Olive Green’ and ‘Pink’ which warn against stereotyping based on race and gender are particularly memorable. This collection is as diverse in its’ style as its’ content, ranging from short haikus to lengthier short-story style poems, and the effortless rhymes throughout make it the perfect collection to read aloud and to return to time after time. An exuberant, emotive and first-class debut.
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Dinosaurs and Dinner-Ladies by John Dougherty
In dining halls of long ago When dinosaurs sat down to dine, Did prehistoric dinner-ladies Keep them all in line? What's the REAL reason the dinosaurs died out? Can anyone rescue Class 2M from the wild dinner-ladies? And what will happen when Class 2M meet a lion? This is a funny and brilliant debut collection from the author of the bestselling Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face books.
One of the very best authors... for both schools and festival events -- Theresa Lowe Glasgow's West End Festival
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