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Paperback
144 pages

Author

Brian Patten
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Author's Website

www.brianpatten.co.uk/

Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

26th August 1999

ISBN

9780140384215

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The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry by Brian Patten



The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry

Brian Patten


Primary Age range - 5+ readers   Category - Poetry    

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Age 6+ This is a wonderful celebration of poems by ten of the most outstanding poets of the last 30 years or so. There’s something here for all the family to share and enjoy, time after time. There’s even an interview with each poet to introduce you to their poetry. Each of them has a highly individual voice making this poetry book on of the most varied in selection.

 

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Synopsis

The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry by Brian Patten

For children of 8 years old and over, this anthology includes poems by Roger McGough, Michael Rosen, Charles Causley, Benjamin Zephaniah, Spike Milligan, Allan Ahlberg among others. Each poet's work is illustrated in full colour by different artists such as Emma Chichester Clark, Korky Paul and Fritz Wegner.



Reviews

Ten poets are represented in this sparkling collection - Spike Milligan, Kit Wright, Michael Rosen, Charles Causley, Roger McGough, Benjamin Zephaniah, Brian Patten, Jackie Kay, John Agard and Allan Ahlberg. A short interview with each precedes their poems and gives a brief insight into the writer. This book is vibrantly illustrated in diverse styles. (7 yrs +) (Kirkus UK)



About The Author


Brian Patten

Brian Patten was born in Liverpool in 1946. His poetry for adults has been published in many languages and his collections include ‘Love Poems’, ‘Storm Damage’, and ‘Grinning Jack’. His work for children includes the poetry collections ‘Gargling with Jelly’ and ‘Thawing Frozen Frogs’ as well as plays and the award-winning novel ‘Mr Moon’s Last Case’.


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