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Children's Poetry Books

  • Funny Animal Stories Collection - 6 Books

    Michael Rosen

    Product Code: FANM
    Collection 5 years +
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    Laugh along with Michael Rosen and Tony Ross...

    This rib-tickling collection of early readers introduces unforgettable characters including Burping Bertha, Fluff the Farting Fish and Hampstead the Hamster. Oh, and Don't Forget Tiggs!

    The riotously funny text in these books cover favourite themes of bagels, bees, animals and bodily functions and are guaranteed to leave a smile on the face of all young readers.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
    • RRP £35.94
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  • Colin the Cart Horse

    Gavin Puckett

    Product Code: EIP2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Gavin Puckett's Colin the Cart Horse is a fun, illustrated rhyming story all about a horse who decides to broaden his diet. Who would have thought this would cause a riot?

    The nonsense text and wild sense of humour make this book a treat to read aloud and perfect for children who need some encouragement when it comes to picking up a book.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £6.99
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    The Puffin Book of Fantastic First Poems

    June Crebbin

    Product Code: HHY3
    Paperback
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    The Puffin Book of Fantastic First Poems edited by June Crebbin will absorb and delight girls and boys aged 5+. A great first poetry book; the poems span time, from Robert Louis Stevenson and Walter de la Mare right up to date with Roger McGough and Michael Rosen. Themes covered, such as mealtimes, playtime, animals, family and bedtime, really appeal to youngreaders. A truly lovely collection of all-time favourite poems. June Crebbin is an ex-primary teacher, now a full-time writer. She is in great demand for author visits and runs very successful writing workshops in schools. June has written a wide range of children's books and writes poetry for children and adults. She lives in Leicester.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Kids Against Hunger

    Jon Mikkelsen

    Product Code: CUH2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    It's not fair. Greg seems to skip football practice at least once a week. But everyone else has to go, or else! One day, Caleb and Ian decide to figure out where Greg goes when he's not at practice. They follow him straight to a creepy old warehouse. What's inside? And what is Greg's big secret?
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A valuable aide for your child’s listening, rhyme is an extremely powerful way of improving kids’ memories in a friendly way through thrilling characters such as dinosaurs, Santa Claus and more.

Enjoy multiple stories at once

Children’s poetry books transfix your little ones’ minds in a way that traditional books simply cannot. Poem anthologies allow multiple fascinating tales to be told in quick succession. Kids will enjoy reciting and reliving their favourite stanzas for many years to come, and might even want to have a crack at writing their own, too!

Great fun for the whole family

Popular poetry books for children aren’t just enjoyed by kids alone. Timeless classics such as Roald Dahl’s Songs and Verse can be shared by the whole family in a way that bonds parent and child in a one-of-a-kind way.

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