The Poet Cat by Grace Nichols


The Poet Cat by Grace Nichols

Grace Nichols is the best thing to have happened to younger children's verse for many years' Poetry Books for Children A fantastic and long-awaited collection from the renowned poet Grace Nichols. In this exciting collection the poems centre around the poet's cat - with three viewpoints, from the poet and mother's point of view, from the daughter's point of view, and of course from the cat's point of view. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this will make the perfect gift book for all cat lovers as well as those who love poetry.

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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64 pages


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Publication date

8th October 2001



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