Cars, Stars, Electric Guitars by James Carter


Cars, Stars, Electric Guitars by James Carter

This is an acclaimed collection of funny and tender poems from a widely-anthologized poet. Rummage around inside James Carter's head and find Darren the dolphin-shaped balloon; a list of things to ask Noah; two poems about crisps; plenty of shape poems; a world record attempt; and lots, lots more, in this remarkable, funny and highly original poetry collection.


Shows a quick wilted, energised poet working his way through a whole host of fresh approaches to verse. This slim book fairly fizzes with ideas. Junior Education James Carter is an exciting new voice - Imaginative and Innovative. Children will love these poems. Jacqueline wilson

About the Author

James Carter

James Carter is a prize-winning poet and guitarist. He travels all over the UK and abroad to give lively poetry performances and workshops - in schools, libraries and at literary festivals. His poetry titles include Cars Stars Electric Guitars and Orange Silver Sausage (Walker Books) and Time-Travelling Underpants and Greetings, Earthlings! (Macmillan). James was the major contributor to the recent Cbeebies TV series Poetry Pie. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

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64 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Publication date

1st October 2007



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