Time-travelling Underpants by James Carter


Time-travelling Underpants by James Carter

This work is a fantastic collection of poems from the wonderful James Carter, in which he talks about amazing inventions, teaches us how to play air guitar, explores nature, visits outer space, writes a fantasy Christmas list and gives us invaluable advice about time-travelling underpants ...Don't forget to hold on to the sides of your pants and to chant out loud the Time Travelling Underpants Owners' Mantra before each time-trip: My pants are warm and free from grime and as I journey far in time I travel safe with peace of mind: my pants are clean.

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James Carter

James Carter is a prize-winning poet and guitarist. He travels all over the UK and abroad to give lively poetry performances and workshops - in schools, libraries and at literary festivals. His poetry titles include Cars Stars Electric Guitars and Orange Silver Sausage (Walker Books) and Time-Travelling Underpants and Greetings, Earthlings! (Macmillan). James was the major contributor to the recent Cbeebies TV series Poetry Pie. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

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Running Time: 70 minutes


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Publication date

21st September 2007



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