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John Agard, Grace Nichols - Author

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John Agard and Grace Nichols were brought up in Guyana and moved to Britain in 1977. Both are well-known writers and performers of poetry. Their poetry collections for Walker are A Caribbean Dozen (9781406334593) and From Mouth to Mouth (9780744583830) and a new collection of nonsense poems from all around the world, Pumpkin Grumpkin. John and Grace live in Sussex. With black and white illustrations by Cathie Felstead, Jane Ray, Christopher Corr, Satoshi Kitamura and Sara Fanelli.

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Full Moon Night in Silk Cotton Tree Village: A Collection of Caribbean Folk Tales Band 15/Emerald

Full Moon Night in Silk Cotton Tree Village: A Collection of Caribbean Folk Tales Band 15/Emerald

Author: John Agard, Grace Nichols Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2019

Learn all about the strange goings on in Cotton Tree Village with these four traditional tales from the Caribbean, beautifully told here by award-winning authors, John Agard and Grace Nichols. Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts. Text type: Traditional tales from another culture Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends; books from other cultures and traditions This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Pumpkin Grumpkin

Pumpkin Grumpkin

Author: John Agard, Grace Nichols Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2011

A fantastic collection of nonsense poems from all around the world. Have you ever heard of a doctopus or a hippopotamustn't? Have you ever visited the Ning Nang Nong or lived in a floorless room? Did you know that in Japan cows go mo , in Vietnam they go o-o and that in the Philippines they go ngna-ngna ? Here is an absolutely wonderful bunch of silly and charming poems from all around the world - from classics like the Jabberwocky, to great contemporary nonsense like The Computer's First Proverb - with superb illustrations by Satoshi Kitamura.

Caribbean Dozen

Caribbean Dozen

Author: John Agard, Grace Nichols Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2007

Infused with the flavours and rhythms of Trinidad, Guyana, Jamaica, this rich and diverse anthology vividly evokes the childhood memories of the Caribbean's finest poets: Valerie Bloom, Faustin Charles, Telcine Turner, David Campbell, Opal Palmer Adisa, Marc Matthews. Dionne Brand, Pamela Mordecai, John Lyons, Frank Collymore, James Berry, Grace Nichols and John Agard. This magical collection features more than fifty poems, an easy-reference index, an autobiography of each poet and sumptuous illustrations.

Under The Moon And Over The Sea

Under The Moon And Over The Sea

Author: John Agard, Grace Nichols Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2007

Sparkling crystal waters and coral beaches, velvet-smooth dolphins and flying fish, whispered ghost stories and the pung-la-la chorus of frogs...the sights and sounds, tastes and tales of the Caribbean come alive in this glorious collection of poetry. Divided into five sections each brilliantly illustrated by a major contemporary artist, the experience of living and leaving the Caribbean is vividly recalled in this vibrant anthology, edited by leading Caribbean poets John Agard and Grace Nichols.

From Mouth to Mouth

From Mouth to Mouth

Author: John Agard, Grace Nichols Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2004

This wonderfully eclectic anthology brings together poems passed from mouth to mouth, generation to generation, from all over the world: Russia, India, Jamaica, Vietnam... There are schoolyard chants, sea shanties, work-songs, riddles, spells and curses, and much, much more. It's a feast of spoken magic served up on page after mouthwatering page.

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