The All-nite Cafe by Philip Gross


The All-nite Cafe by Philip Gross

The poems in this collection follow on from Manifold Manor , which was Philip Gross's first book of poems for children. Like its predecessor, this book has its fair share of shadows and hauntings. The author has also published collections of poetry for adults, including The Ice Factory .

About the Author

Philip Gross is a writer of many parts - from prize-winning poetry to teenage novels of high suspense and unsettling depths. Son of a wartime refugee from Estonia and a Cornish schoolmaster's daughter, his work explores borderlines - between childhood and adult life, between fantasy and reality. He has two grown-up children and a grandson, and lives in Penarth with his wife Zelie. He has led writing workshops in schools for twenty years, and is Professor of Creative Writing at Glamorgan University.

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80 pages
Interest Age: from 9 to 11


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Publication date

8th February 1993



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