The Works: Every Poem You Will Ever Need

by Paul Cookson

10.00

The Works: Every Poem You Will Ever Need | 9780330481045 | Paul Cookson

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ISBN:9780330481045

Format:Paperback / softback

Published:11/08/2000 by Pan Macmillan

Description

THE WORKS is 10 years old and this special anniversary edition features brand-new lesson plans from poets including John Foster, Brian Moses, Valerie Bloom and Pie Corbett.

THE WORKS contains every kind of poem you will ever need for the Literacy Hour but it is also a book packed with brilliant poems that will delight any reader.

It’s got chants, action verses, riddles, tongue twisters, shape poems, puns, acrostics, haikus, cinquains, kennings, couplets, thin poems, lists, conversations, monologues, epitaphs, songs, limericks, tankas, nonsense poems, raps, narrative verse and performance poetry that’s just for starters.

It features poems from the very best classic and modern poets, for example: William Blake, Michael Rosen, Robert Louis Stevenson, Allan Ahlberg, W.H. Auden, Brian Patten, Roger McGough, Roald Dahl, Charles Causley, Eleanor Farjeon, Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes, T.S. Eliot and William Shakespeare to name but a few.

A book packed with gems for dipping in to time and time again.