Poems to Perform

Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 1447243390
Release Date: 2014-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A vibrant collection of poems perfect to be performed by two or more voices! In this collection, Julia Donaldson has chosen poems with performance by children in mind, and in the notes section at the end of the book are her notes and ideas on performing them. Julia's passionate belief that performance can help children enjoy reading and grow in confidence is informed by her own experience both as a child and now, working with groups of children to bring stories, poems and songs to life. The poems range from classics by Edward Lear, W H Auden and Eleanor Farjeon to contemporary work by Michael Rosen, John Agard and Clare Bevan. Illustrated throughout with exquisite, expressive lino-cuts, this is a book for teachers, parents, children: anyone who loves great poetry. This beautiful collection would also make a wonderful gift.

A Laureate s Choice

Author: Carol Ann Duffy
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 1447220269
Release Date: 2013-03-14
Genre: Children's poetry, English

A beautiful poetry collection chosen by the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. Carol Ann Duffy, the Poet Laureate, has chosen her favourite poems for children for this stunning collection of classic and modern verse, exquisitely illustrated by multi-award-winning illustrator Emily Gravett.

A Child s Book of Poems

Author: Gyo Fujikawa
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1402750617
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Contains a collection of poems directed towards children which include, Summer sun, The swan, Three little trees, and more.

100 Best Poems for Children

Author: Roger McGough
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 0141310588
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Children's poetry, English

A collection of the very best poems for children, edited by Roger McGough A wonderful collection of contemporary and classic poems chosen by children from schools around the UK. Roger McGough made the final selection and wrote the introduction. Roger McGough was born in Liverpool and educated at the University of Hull. He came to prominence in the 1960s with the publication of THE MERSEY SOUND, and is one of today's most popular poets. He writes for children and adults and performs his poetry all over the world. He was honoured with an OBE in 1997, and won the Signal Poetry Award in 1998. Roger now lives in London. Sheila Moxley is gaining a powerful reputation for her multi-cultural illustration. She lives in London.

Crazy Mayonnaisy Mum

Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781509812028
Release Date: 2015-07-30
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Crazy Mayonnaisy Mum is packed with all sorts of poems and rhymes including a sequence of number rhymes, action rhymes, noisy rhymes and more thoughtful pieces too. Noisy Garden If tigerlilies and dandelions growled, And cowslips mooed, and dogroses howled, And snapdragons roared and catmint miaowed, My garden would be extremely loud. Crazy Mayonnaisy Mum is a fantastic collection of poems for the very young from acknowledged master of rhyme and author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson.

National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry

Author: J. Patrick Lewis
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426310096
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Combines photography with lyrical text celebrating the animal world, in a compilation that includes works by such poets as Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost and Rudyard Kipling.

My Village

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
ISBN: 1847806279
Release Date: 2015-03-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In a new edition of this special book, 22 nursery rhymes from Iran to Iceland and Samoa to Switzerland have been carefully chosen and beautifully illustrated by Mique Moriuchi. A celebration of cultural diversity, each poem appears in its original language (19 languages are included) next to an English translation so young children can delight in quirky, touching and funny verses from all over the world.

The Puffin Book of Fantastic First Poems

Author: June Crebbin
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 0141308982
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Children's poetry, English

A fantastic introduction to new and traditional poetry for children under seven. Brilliantly illustrated by several different illustrators, it includes poems about mealtimes, playtime, animals, family, bedtime and lots more.

Michael Rosen s A Z

Author: Michael Rosen
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141923789
Release Date: 2009-08-06
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

From Agard to Zephaniah, the very best of children's poetry from the very best of children's poets appears in this wonderful and exciting anthology edited by Michael Rosen, the Children's Laureate. Coinciding with his laureateship and a very welcome public promotion of the need for children's poetry in our education system, this future classic for Puffin will delight readers young and old, and make the perfect gift.

Wriggle and Roar

Author: Julia Donaldson
ISBN: 1447276655
Release Date: 2015-04-01

Whenever I'm tired of being me I swing around like a chimpanzee.Are you tired of being you? Here's a whole bookful of things you can do! There are rhymes to make you wriggle and giggle, shrug and sigh, snap like a crocodile and slither like a snake. Julia Donaldson's verse jumps off the page and Nick Sharratt's snazzy illustrations add to the fun of Wriggle and Roar!.Bright, bold and accessible, these rhymes are packed full of noises and actions, making them perfect for joining in.Look out for more poems from Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt in Shuffle and Squelch!

I ve Got a Poem for You

Author: John Foster
ISBN: 0192762567
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Children's poetry

A collection of poems to perform. Where most anthologies of performance poetry concentrate on modern writing, this collection has a wonderful mix of old favourites, new discoveries, and specially written poems. John Foster has produced many best-selling poetry anthologies. He is also well known as a performer of poetry, and is the perfect anthologist for this book.

Off by Heart

Author: Roger Stevens
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408192955
Release Date: 2013-06-21
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A wonderful collection of poems that are easy to remember and perfect to recite out loud. New, modern and classic poems, ranging from very short to long. The book also includes tips for readers, teachers and parents on how to memorise poems and on performing them out loud. Perfect for the memorising and performance elements in the new primary National Curriculum. Aimed at readers aged 5+

I Like this Poem

Author: Kaye Webb
Publisher: Puffin HC
ISBN: 0140312951
Release Date: 1979
Genre: Children's poetry

A unique collection of poems chosen by children for children.

Hip Hop Nature Boy and Other Poems

Author: Ruskin Bond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9788184756708
Release Date: 2017-08-29
Genre: Poetry

If a tortoise could run And losses be won, And bullies be buttered on toast; If a song brought a shower And a gun grew a flower, This world would be nicer than most! Beautiful, poignant and funny, Ruskin Bond’s verses for children are a joy to read to yourself on a lazy summer afternoon or to recite in school among friends. For the first time, his poems for children, old and new, come together in this illustrated volume. Nature, love, friends, school, books -- all find a place in the poetry of India’s favourite children’s writer.