Silly Superstitions by Graham Denton

Silly Superstitions

Written by Graham Denton

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From Friday the 13th through Lucky Pants to counting magpies this hilarious collection covers all angles of superstitions with poems that children will really want to read.

A short favourite of mine is:

I have a bag of apples which I keep just near the bed, and when the doctor rings the bell I pelt one at his head! – Geoff Lowe.

So, turn around three times, throw salt over your shoulder and buy the book.


Silly Superstitions by Graham Denton

A hilarious collection of poems featuring black cats, ladders, spilt salt, broken mirrors and many other weird and wonderful superstitions. Discover tips for avoiding danger and bad luck- and learn how to deal with misfortune and curses.

About the Author

Graham Denton is a widely published poet and anthologist. Publications of poems selected by Graham include My Cat is in Love with the Goldfish for A&C Black, as well as Silly Superstitions (Macmillan), Wild! Rhymes that Roar (Macmillan) and the CLPE-short-listed Giving You the Willies (Delightfully Devilish Verse and Much Much Worse).

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Pan Macmillan

Publication date

6th October 2006




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