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A First Poetry Book

Pie Corbett, Gaby Morgan, Axel Schaffer (Illustrator)


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The first in a brand-new series of poetry books for 5-7 year olds, created with KS1 teachers and students in mind, but packed with glorious poems that will appeal to a wide audience. This topic-based collection features brand-new poems about fairies, mermaids, princesses, monsters, mythical creatures, dinosaurs, pets, transport, families, seasons, school, people who help us, pirates, the senses, space, feelings, holidays and festivals, minibeasts, food, where we live, nature, friends, and the past.

Macmillan Children's Books, 9780330543743, 336pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2012

About the Author

Pie Corbett writes and edits poetry books for children and resource books for teachers. To date he has published over fifty books and several key schemes. He has run writing workshops, performed poetry, and told stories from one end of the country to the other. He has compiled a number of bestselling anthologies, including The Works 2 and The Works 4, and his first solo collection, Evidence of Dragons, was published in July 2011. Gaby Morgan is the Editorial Director of the Macmillan Children's Books poetry list. She has compiled a number of bestselling anthologies, including Read Me and Laugh and In My Sky at Twilight.