.Poetry is booming – and in the case of poetry for children, it should be – Pie Corbett‘s article, below, explains just why!
Here is the entire list of poetry being promoted in the run up to National Poetry Day by the Forward Arts Foundation -congratulations to the children’s poets included!
Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots Rosen/Tazzyman, Bloomsbury children’s:
Reaching the Stars Brownlee/Dean/Morgan, Macmillan:
It’s Not My Fault Stevens/Withrow, Bloomsbury Children’s:
The World’s Greatest Space Cadet James Carter, Bloomsbury Children’s:
Little Lemur Laughing Joshua Seigal, Bloomsbury Children’s:
Overheard in a Tower Block Joseph Coelho, Otter-Barry Books:
A Poem for Every Day of the Year Ed. Allie Esiri, Macmillan:
The Noisy Classroom Ieva Flamingo, The Emma Press:
Moonrise Sarah Crossan, Bloomsbury:
Five Nonsense Poems Candlestick Press: