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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.

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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.

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 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.

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