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PublisherOxford University Press
Publication date2nd July 2009
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
Age 7+. Art lessons, drama, assembly, wet playtime and school dinners are just some of the many aspects of SCHOOL that are captured in these wonderfully wide ranging anthologies of contemporary poems. Both are a feast of entertainment that’s fun to dip into. Both titles, Excuses, Excuses and Schools Out will bring a real smile to the face of both parent and child.
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SynopsisSchool's Out by John Foster
A fun and lively collection. Here you'll find poems about everything to do with school - reports, trips, bullies, and Zonky Zizzibug (who?). School - it's the happiest time of your life. (Yeah, right!) A great new edition of this favourite book.
Reviews[Praise for 'School's Out']: 'Comes on strong with an up-beat, de-schooling, lapel-grabbing tone
Education Every aspect of school is dissected and discussed in this rampaging selection. Good Book Guide Enormously rich and varied and offers interesting and surprising angles on everything and anything to do with school Children's Books of the Year [Praise for John Foster]: John Foster is indisputably the world's premier poetry anthologist
Education John Foster has become a brand name Times Educational Supplement
About The Author
John Foster is one of the nations best loved and highly regarded children's poets.
He was born in Carlisle, then educated at Denstone College in Staffordshire and Brasenose College, Oxford. For over twenty years John taught English at various Oxfordshire comprehensive schools. He is now a full-time writer and much in demand in schools and libraries as a performance poet. John's poetry anthologies present children with original and contemporary poetry, proving that poetry is both accessible and fun.
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