The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry by Brian Patten
  

The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry

Written by Brian Patten

5+ readers   
Download an extract Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

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.

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.

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’.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
144 pages

Author

Brian Patten
More books by Brian Patten

Author's Website

www.brianpatten.co.uk/

Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

26th August 1999

ISBN

9780140384215

Categories


I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****