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Dinosaurs and Dinner-Ladies Poems

Written by John Dougherty

Illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones

Dinosaurs and Dinner-Ladies Poems Synopsis

In dining halls of long ago When dinosaurs sat down to dine, Did prehistoric dinner-ladies Keep them all in line? What's the REAL reason the dinosaurs died out? Can anyone rescue Class 2M from the wild dinner-ladies? And what will happen when Class 2M meet a lion? This is a funny and brilliant debut collection from the author of the bestselling Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face books.

Dinosaurs and Dinner-Ladies Poems Press Reviews

It took me a long time to review this book - because once I'd read all the poems, I had to go back and read them again. And I think that is what will happen to every reader. * Poetry Zone * A funny and brilliant debut collection from the author of the bestsellingStinkbomb and Ketchup-Face series. * FanstasticFiction * Good on you, John Dougherty. If you want to turn children on to poetry, then grab a copy of this and share it; buy a copy or more and give it; which ever - JUST DO IT! * Red Reading Hub * A brilliant debut collection of laugh out loud poems, a great introduction to poetry for all children. * Armadillo * Packed with a variety of very engaging poems. * Books for Keeps * With Dougherty's inventive use of language, and with each poem different enough to keep a young reader interested, there is plenty here to capture a child's imagination. And Tom Morgan-Jones' cartoon-like illustrations are fun too. * IBBY Link * One of the very best authors... for both schools and festival events -- Theresa Lowe * Glasgow's West End Festival *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910959565
Publication date: 14th June 2016
Author: John Dougherty
Illustrator: Tom Morgan-Jones
Publisher: Otter-Barry Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 96 pages

About John Dougherty

John Dougherty is a Northern Irish writer who now lives in Gloucestershire. He worked as a primary school teacher until 2004, when he became a full-time author. His first book, Zeus on the Loose, was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award, and he is the author of the hugely popular Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face books for primary-age children. John is chair of the UK Children's Writers and Illustrators Group of the Society of Authors. Tom Morgan-Jones is an award-winning illustrator based in Cambridge. His work is widely exhibited and internationally published, from children's books and magazines to satirical board games. His books ...

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