Magic Poems by John Foster


Magic Poems by John Foster

Here is a wonderful collection of poems about every kind of magic you can think of, with zany full-colour illustrations by the inimitable Korky Paul. Poets featured include Tony Mitton, Michaela Morgan, and Jack Prelutsky. Children will love the humour that runs throughout, and the book is a great introduction to poetry, whether at home or at school. Magic Poems is one of a best-selling series of poetry titles by John Foster and Korky Paul. John Foster and Korky Paul's poetry partnership began over 10 years ago, with the publication of Dragon Poems. The combination of John's inspired and witty selection of poems, with Korky's crazily imaginative and anarchic illustrations, has proved exceptionally popular.


This gifted pair work so well together ... the collection [is] in constant demand. Child Education If this combination of verse and illustration doesn't make you laugh out loud, then you must have missed out on the sense of humour gene. The Guardian

About the Author

John Foster

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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32 pages
Interest Age: From 6 To 99


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Publication date

7th October 2004



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