LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

Gaby Morgan - Author

About the Author

Gaby Morgan is the Editorial Director for Non-fiction, Poetry and Licensing at Macmillan Children's Books. She has compiled many bestselling anthologies, including Read Me and Laugh: A Funny Poem for Every Day of the Year, In My Sky at Twilight: Poems of Eternal Love, Fairy Poems - which was short-listed for the CLPE Award - and A First Poetry Book with Pie Corbett.

Featured books by Gaby Morgan

Other books by Gaby Morgan

A Year of Scottish Poems

A Year of Scottish Poems

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/12/2018

A Year of Scottish Poems is a glorious collection of 366 poems compiled by Gaby Morgan. Reflecting the changing seasons, landscape and history of Scotland and her people and marking key dates in the Scottish calendar - from Burns Night to Hogmanay - these poems are powerful, thoughtful and uplifting. With an introduction from the National Poet for Scotland, Makar Jackie Kay, this collection is bursting at the seams with the strongest voices in Scottish poetry including Robert Burns, Robert Louis Stevenson, George Mackay Brown, Sir Walter Scott, Liz Lochhead, Don Paterson, Nan Shepherd, Stewart Conn, Kathleen Jamie, Elma Mitchell, John Rice, Muriel Spark, Iain Crichton Smith, Sorley MacLean, Julia Donaldson, Carolina Oliphant, Norman MacCaig, Marion Angus, Kate Clanchy, Carol Ann Duffy and many more to deliver magic on every page that lasts a whole year!

Poems from the Second World War

Poems from the Second World War

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/04/2017

Poems from the Second World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWII from different standpoints. The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 to collect and display material relating to the 'Great War', which was still being fought. Today IWM is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. They seek to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and wartime experience.

Christmas Stories

Christmas Stories

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2015

Christmas Stories contains short stories for the festive period from some of your favourite children's authors - including Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, Malorie Blackman, Philip Ardagh, Adele Geras, Richmal Crompton, Robert Westall, Anna Wilson, Karen McCombie, Rumer Godden, Martin Waddell and Shirley Climo. A perfect stocking-filler filled with tales of snow, Christmas trees, family, princesses, magic and, of course, presents!

The Works 4

The Works 4

Author: Gaby Morgan, Pie Corbett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2015

The Works 4 contains poems about everything and is divided into twenty-six alphabetical sections featuring poems about: A the ark and other creatures, B boys' stuff, C celebrations and festivals, D dinosaurs, dragons and dodos, E elements, seasons and the natural world, F friends and families, G girls' stuff, H home life, I impossible, improbable and inexplicable, J journeys, K kissing and other subjects best avoided, L love, death, war and peace, M monsters, ghosts and scary things, N north, south, east and west, O ourselves and others, P places and people, Q queens, kings and historical stuff, R rescuing the world, S senses and feelings, T teachers and school, U unpleasant poems, V viewpoints, W wonder, X words and wordplay, Y young and old, Z zapping aliens and other space poems. It also contains teachers' notes and a glossary of terms, including explanations of different poetic forms.

Read Me: A Poem for Every Day of the Year

Read Me: A Poem for Every Day of the Year

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2015

A new cover edition of Read Me, the bestselling poetry anthology with over a quarter of a million copies sold. Read Me contains a poem for every day of the year from the very best modern and classic poets. 365 rhymes, verses and poems from the likes of Brian Patten, William Wordsworth, A. A. Milne, Emily Dickinson, Wes Magee, William Blake, Seamus Heaney, Ian McMillan, Gareth Owen and Walter de la Mare.

Read Me 2: A Poem For Every Day of the Year

Read Me 2: A Poem For Every Day of the Year

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2015

A new cover edition of Read Me 2, containing a poem for every day of the year from the very best classic and modern poets. From poets including W. H. Auden, William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Carol Ann Duffy, Seamus Heaney, Dylan Thomas, W. B. Yeats, Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, Roald Dahl, Charles Causley, Eleanor Farjeon, Philip Larkin and many more. Praise for Read Me 1: 'The poetic calendar chosen by Gaby Morgan is a delight: motley, wide-ranging and unpatronizing' Observer

Poems from the Second World War

Poems from the Second World War

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2015

Poems from the Second World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWII from different standpoints. The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 to collect and display material relating to the 'Great War', which was still being fought. Today IWM is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. They seek to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and wartime experience.

Christmas Poems

Christmas Poems

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2014

The holly and the ivy, When they are both full grown, Of all the trees that are in the wood, The holly bears the crown. O, the rising of the sun And the running of the deer, The playing of the merry organ, Sweet singing in the choir. Christmas Poems is a festive collection of classic and specially created poems which celebrates all the best things about Christmas from the Nativity to Father Christmas, including snow, angels, reindeer, Christmas trees and, of course, Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus. Collated by children's poetry expert Gaby Morgan, Christmas Poems is decorated in full-colour by Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom. 'Celebrates everything from snow and stockings to the Nativity story and its associated wonder'. TES

Poems from the First World War Published in Association with Imperial War Museums

Poems from the First World War Published in Association with Imperial War Museums

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2014

Poems from the First World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWI from different standpoints. It records the early excitement and patriotism, the bravery, friendship and loyalty of the soldiers, and the heartbreak, disillusionment and regret as the war went on to damage a generation. It includes poems from Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke, Vera Brittain, Eleanor Farjeon, Edward Thomas, Laurence Binyon, John McCrae, Siegfried Sassoon and many more. The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 to collect and display material relating to the `Great War', which was still being fought. Today IWM is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. They seek to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and wartime experience.

Poems from the First World War Published in Association with Imperial War Museums

Poems from the First World War Published in Association with Imperial War Museums

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2013

Poems from the First World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWI from different standpoints. It records the early excitement and patriotism, the bravery, friendship and loyalty of the soldiers, and the heartbreak, disillusionment and regret as the war went on to damage a generation. It includes poems from Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke, Vera Brittain, Eleanor Farjeon, Edward Thomas, Laurence Binyon, John McCrae, Siegfried Sassoon and many more. The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 to collect and display material relating to the `Great War', which was still being fought. Today IWM is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. They seek to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and wartime experience.

Read Me 10th Anniversary Edition A poem for every day of the year

Read Me 10th Anniversary Edition A poem for every day of the year

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2008

READ ME was first published in August 1998 to tie in with the National Year of Reading. It was an immediate success and sold over 180,000 copies. We are delighted to be publishing this tenth anniversary edition in the Rhythm and Rhyme month of the second National Year of Reading. 'This book contains Emily Dickinson, Wordsworth, Gareth Owen, Ian McMillan, Wes Magee, William Blake and Seamus Heaney - an excellent acknowledgement of the fact that some days we feel wordy and broody, and on other days we feel as brash as the wind, and no deeper than the surface of our skins.' - Michael Glover, Independent on Sunday 'The poetic calendar chosen by Gaby Morgan is a delight: motley, wide-ranging and unpatronising.' Observer 'Great riches are to be found between the covers of this unassuming paperback. . . this treasure trove celebrates the variety of English verse.' - Beverley Davies, The Lady

Space Poems

Space Poems

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2006

Blast off into space with this spectacular collection of poems about galaxies, the moon, planets, stars, rockets, astronauts, UFOs, aliens, black holes, the milkyway, space sheds and even space pets! With out of this world poems from Paul Cookson, John Rice, Liz Brownlee, Gareth Owen and many more, budding astronauts will love this cosmic collection.

The Works 4 Poems about everything

The Works 4 Poems about everything

Author: Gaby Morgan, Pie Corbett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2005

A the ark and other creatures, B boys' stuff, C celebrations and festivals, D dinosaurs, dragons and dodos, E elements, seasons and the natural world, F friends and families, G girls' stuff, H home life, I impossible, improbable and inexplicable, J journeys, K kissing and other subjects best avoided, L love, death, war and peace, M monsters, ghosts and scary things, N north, south, east and west, O ourselves and others, P places and people, Q queens, kings and historical stuff, R rescuing the world, S senses and feelings, T teachers and school, U unpleasant poems, V viewpoints, W wonder, X words and wordplay, Y young and old, Z zapping aliens and other space poems. It will also contain teachers' notes and a glossary of terms including explanations of different poetic forms.

Read Me and Laugh A funny poem for every day of the year chosen by

Read Me and Laugh A funny poem for every day of the year chosen by

Author: Gaby Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2005

The READ ME brand has been a publishing sensation, selling tens of thousands of copies and continuing to sell strongly for half a decade. This brand-new collection features a funny poem for every day of the year, from rhymes that will raise a gentle smile to verse that will make you laugh your socks off. This book is packed with gems new and old from poets such as Charles Causley, Roger McGough, Lewis Caroll, Paul Cookson and Wendy Cope.

Author Info

Facebook Updates

If this is your author page then you can share your Facebook updates with your readers right here on LoveReading

Find out more
LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×