The Works: Every Kind of Poem You Will Ever Need for the Literacy Hour

By Paul Cookson
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Every kind of poem teachers could wish for - all in one bumper book!

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My fabourite. I love the way this one has been put together into different kinds of poems – chants, stories, raps, songs, couplets, jingles, thin poems, tongue twisters. You could become a poet just by reading this anthology. - Diana Hendry

Author Biography

Paul Cookson is the author and compiler of over 40 collections of children's poetry. He visits hundreds of schools every year and has performed his poems to thousands of children. He is the Poet-in-Residence for the National Football Museum and Poet Laureate for Slade. He lives in Retford, Notts with Sally, Sam and Daisy.