Walking with My Iguana by Brian Moses
  

Walking with My Iguana

Written by Brian Moses
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Part of the Wayland One Shots Series

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Synopsis

Walking with My Iguana by Brian Moses

An essential classroom and library resource, this book features approximately 40 poems by some of the UK's top children's poets. The focus is on poems that come to life in performance and meet the needs of the classroom teacher particularly at KS2 in terms of delivering the Literacy Hour requirements for poetry. Paul Cookson, Michael Rosen, Andrew Fusek Peters, Pie Corbett, Wes Magee, and John Rice are just some of the outstanding poets that are included, and strongly represented are poets and poems from ethnic minorities whose work is more readily appreciated in performance than on the printed page eg John Agard, Valerie Bloom, Debjani Chatterjee and Adisa. Brian Moses, the doyen of performance poets for children especially in schools, has compiled this collection to not only demonstrate the richness and excitement of poetry but to meet a wide variety of curriculum needs. An accompanying CD features the poets performing their works. Many of the poems are accompanied by atmospheric music and sound effects.

Reviews

This is a very well produced, extremely valuable and enjoyable resource. -- School Librarian

About the Author

Brian Moses

Brian Moses has been a professional poet since 1988. He spends half his time writing and the rest of the time he visits schools across the UK and Europe, performing his poetry and percussion show. His poetry books include Behind the Staffroom Door: The Very Best of Brian Moses and A Cat Called Elvis. His solo collections and anthologies have sold over 1 million copies and he is featured on the National Poetry Archive.

Brian lives in a small Sussex village with his wife, their loopy labrador and a collection of bad-tempered chickens.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Brian Moses
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Author's Website

www.brianmoses.co.uk/

Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

12th March 2009

ISBN

9780750259248


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