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The Big Amazing Poetry Book : 52 Weeks of Poetry From 52 Brilliant Poets

The Big Amazing Poetry Book : 52 Weeks of Poetry From 52 Brilliant Poets

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Illustrated by: Chris Riddell
Format: Paperback / softback

From John Agard and Julia Donaldson to Nikita Gill, Brian Bilston and Carol Ann Duffy, The Big Amazing Poetry Book is a brilliant, accessible introduction to poetry and to fifty-two fantastic poets. Introduced by Roger McGough, the book features the illustrations of former Children's Laureate and beloved author of the Goth Girl and Ottoline series, Chris Riddell. A warm, funny collection, this book is packed with many different styles of poetry - ballads, riddles, tongue-twisters, shape poems, haikus, sonnets and raps - about seasons, festivals, animals, birds, love, war, food, fish and football and much more.

Each poet is showcased with seven of their poems alongside a biography to give exciting, engaging context to their work - plus a stunning line artwork on every page. A must have for any young readers, The Big Amazing Poetry Book primarily features work from twentieth and twenty-first century poets. Included are John Agard, Brian Bilston, Lewis Carroll, Joseph Coelho, Julia Donaldson, Carol Ann Duffy, Nikita Gill, Jackie Kay, Roger McGough - and many more.

'[A] warm, funny and imaginative celebration of verse, and the ideal introduction to a mix of diverse poets' - Lancashire Post

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