From Mouth to Mouth by John Agard, Grace Nichols


From Mouth to Mouth by John Agard, Grace Nichols

This anthology brings together poems passed from mouth to mouth, generation to generation, from all over the world: Russia, India, Jamaica, Vietnam...There are schoolyard chants, sea shanties, work-songs, riddles, spells and curses, and much, much more..

About the Author

John Agard and Grace Nichols were brought up in Guyana and moved to Britain in 1977. Both are well-known writers and performers of poetry. Their poetry collections for Walker are A Caribbean Dozen (9781406334593) and From Mouth to Mouth (9780744583830) and a new collection of nonsense poems from all around the world, Pumpkin Grumpkin. John and Grace live in Sussex. With black and white illustrations by Cathie Felstead, Jane Ray, Christopher Corr, Satoshi Kitamura and Sara Fanelli.

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144 pages
Interest Age: From 7 To 99


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Publication date

2nd August 2004



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