A personal and uniquely affecting collection of poems about migration. By turns charming, shocking and heart-breaking, this is an anthology with a story to tell and a powerful point to make.
|Publisher||Walker Books; 2020|
THE BIG BOOK OF BAD THINGS
This collection of poems by the former Childrenï¿½s Laureate explores the dark side of things with Michael Rosenï¿½s usual wit and wisdom.
QUICK, LET'S GET OUT OF HERE
All the poems in this collection have a story to tell. There are poems about washing up, bathtime, skeletons and Christmas dinner. And several about two-year-old Eddie who gets up to typical two-year-old's tricks such as mistaking a dead mouse for a gerbil and throwing a wobbly because he can't have another birthday.
SHAKESPEARE: HIS WORK AND HIS WORLD
A vivid and interesting picture of the life and times of William Shakespeare.
YOU'RE THINKING ABOUT DOUGHNUTS
Frank visits the museum where his mum works and strange things happen - the exhibits are coming to life and it is chaos. Frank has an adventure with the plastic skeleton who is obsessed by doughnuts.
YOU'RE THINKING ABOUT TOMATOES
Frank isnï¿½t much looking forward to the school visit to a local stately home. Not even in his worst nightmares did he expect anything like what actually happens! When ï¿½Not-Shebaï¿½ the servant girl from a picture just walks out of her frame and demands Frankï¿½s help to find out her real identity, Frank realises that there is no escape.