I'm Proud to be Me! Poems for Children and Their Parents by Gabriel Fitzmaurice
  

Synopsis

I'm Proud to be Me! Poems for Children and Their Parents by Gabriel Fitzmaurice

The poems in this volume cover everything from poo to religion, bullying to friendships, birth to death, and are ideal for reading alone or with mum and dad: Though you live in a house With a proper address And wear proper clothes Not my hand-me-down dress Though you think that you're better Than I'll ever be And look down on our equals I'm proud to be me.

About the Author

Gabriel Fitzmaurice was born in 1952 in the village of Moyvane, Co. Kerry, where he still lives. He has taught in the local national school, of which he is principal, since 1975. He is the author of more than thirty books, including collections of poetry in English and in Irish. Books Ireland described him as 'one of Ireland's favourite poets'. He has published a volume of essays, Kerry on my Mind, and collections of songs and ballads. He frequently broadcasts on radio and television on education and the arts. His translations from the Irish are also available in Poems from the Irish.

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Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Gabriel Fitzmaurice
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Publisher

The Mercier Press Ltd

Publication date

31st July 2005

ISBN

9781856354745


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