This Poem Doesn't Rhyme by Gerard Benson
  

This Poem Doesn't Rhyme

Written by Gerard Benson
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This Poem Doesn't Rhyme by Gerard Benson

An award-winning collection from Gerard Benson, creator of Poems on the Underground. James Berry and Wendy Cope appear alongside Milton and Shakespeare amongst others to make a wonderfully diverse, fun and exciting collection of verse that shows that poetry doesn't have to rhyme.

About the Author

Gerard Benson lives in Yorkshire. He is a poet, story-teller, singer and performer whose travels have taken him all over the world. He has told stories to children in an African garden, a Channel Islands zoo and a Thames cruiser, as well as schools, concert halls and theatres. he has had many jobs, amongst them sailor, actor, teacher, washer-upper and university lecturer. He now writes and gives readings and writing workshops to children and adults. With two friends, Gerard started, and still runs the Poems on the Underground scheme, placing poems on London tube trains. In 1994 he was appointed poet-in-residence at Wordsworth's home, Dove Cottage. This Poem doesn't Rhyme won the 1991 Signal Poetry Award.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
160 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Gerard Benson
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Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

28th May 1992

ISBN

9780140342277


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