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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.
|Publication date:||1st September 2011|
|Author:||John Agard, Grace Nichols|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
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 and they have each produced a number of poetry books for both adults and children. Under the Moon and Over the Sea (9781406334487), one of their best-known children's poetry collaborations,won the CLPE Poetry Award. They have also published A Caribbean Dozen (9781406334593)and From Mouth to Mouth (9780744583830). John and Grace live in Lewes in Sussex. Satoshi Kitamura is a highly acclaimed illustrator from Tokyo. He won the 1993 Mother Goose Award for the most exciting newcomer to children's book ...More About John Agard, Grace Nichols
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