A Million Brilliant Poems A Collection of the Very Best Children's Poetry Today by Roger Stevens

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Age 9+. Shortlisted for the CLPE Poetry Award 2011

Roger Stevens has selected the very best children's poetry published over the last 15 years in one fabulous book. Funny poems, sad poems, and poems to learn by heart and many many more from today's well-known and well-loved poets sit alongside each other to create a collection that is quite special.

The CLPE Poetry Award 2011 shortlist:

Everybody was a Baby Once;

Cuckoo Rock;

If You could See Laughter;

Off Road to Everywhere;

A Million Brilliant Poems: Part One


A Million Brilliant Poems A Collection of the Very Best Children's Poetry Today by Roger Stevens

Age 9+. The best collection of contemporary children's poems ever! Every anthology has one or two poems that seem to shout out: 'Hey! I'm the best. Read me again. Learn me by heart. Love me.' So here, for the first time, are all of those poems collected together - from the pens (and computer keyboards) of some of the finest poets in the land.


'If this varied and witty collection doesn't convert youngsters to enjoying poetry, then nothing will.' Irish Examiner

About the Author

Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens has had more than a hundred poems for children published in wide-ranging anthologies from The Hutchinson Treasury of Children's Poetry (Hutchinson) to The Works (Every kind of poem you will ever need for the Literacy Hour) (Macmillan). His verse-novel for teenagers, The Journal of Danny Chaucer (Poet) (Orion) was published in May 2002 and was dramatized on BBC Radio 4 in June 2003. His solo collections for children include I Did Not Eat the Goldfish (Macmillan) and The Monster That Ate the Universe (Macmillan).

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112 pages


Roger Stevens
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A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

1st October 2010




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