Everybody Got a Gift New and Selected Poems by Grace Nichols
  

Everybody Got a Gift New and Selected Poems

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Synopsis

Everybody Got a Gift New and Selected Poems by Grace Nichols

An anthology containing many old favourites and some wonderful new poems. The poems in this book are a celebration of all the best qualities in humans and in nature. They are gathered under such headings as: Everybody got a gift, World out there and Good old days. An impressive and substantial work. Books For Keeps The poems captivate with the lilting liveliness, humour, observation and thoughtfulness we expect from Nichols. TES A fantastic collection. BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour, who also interviewed Grace in June 2005.

Reviews

'A collection of old and new poems in Grace Nichols'

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, a gift for half-rhyme and a way with a pun that shows a respect for poetry and children that isn't present in other books. The Times Educational Supplement (29 September 2006)

a heart warming celebration of the richness, diversity and fun both of life, and of language... The poems in this collection will be read aloud, enjoyed and revisited by children of all ages. www.writeaway.org.uk (December 2006)

About the Author

Grace Nichols

GRACE NICHOLS was born and brought up in Guyana, but has lived in the UK since 1977. Her first poetry collection for adults, I is a Long-Memoried Woman, won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize and was dramatised for radio and film. Since then Grace has written many highly regarded poetry books for adults and children. Her children's books include Come on into my Tropical Garden, Everybody Got a Gift and Paint me a Poem, inspired by art in the Tate Galleries, where she was poet in residence. Grace Nichols lives in Lewes, Sussex, with her husband, the poet John Agard.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: 8-11

Author

Grace Nichols
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Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Publication date

3rd January 2006

ISBN

9780713672510


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