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Gargling with Jelly A Collection of Poems

Written by Brian Patten

Illustrated by Chris Riddell

Gargling with Jelly A Collection of Poems Synopsis

Gargling with Jelly by Brian Patten, one of our best-loved poets. Hilarious, lyrical, outrageous and serious poems all rub shoulders in this collection. Naughty children with nasty habits, cartoon heroes that come to life, lonely caretakers, unhappy ghosts, fantastical creatures with crazy names, giants, goblins, vampires, mermaids ... there's never a dull moment in this marvellously quirky and refreshing jelly pot!

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141362953
Publication date: 1st October 2015
Author: Brian Patten
Illustrator: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 144 pages

About Brian Patten

Brian Patten (Author) Brian Patten was born in Liverpool. His poetry for adults has been translated into many languages, and his collections include Collected Love Poems, Armada, and, from Penguin, Selected Poems. His verse for children includes Gargling with Jelly, Juggling with Gerbils, and Thawing Frozen Frogs. Brian Patten is a popular performer of his work, and he has also written children's plays as well as editing The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse and The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry. Chris Riddell (Illustrator) Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 Uk Children's Laureate, is an acclaimed artist of children's books and ...

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