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Coral Rumble

  • 5 stars across 5 books
    Coral Rumble is an award-winning poet and performer. She won the prestigious Caterpillar Poetry Prize in 2018 and was featured in 'Favourite Poets' published by Hodder Children's Books. Michael Rosen has commented, "Rumble has a dash and delight about her work". Coral has had three collections published, Creatures, Teachers and Family Features, Breaking the Rules, and My Teacher's as Wild as a Bison. Both of her later collections were featured in the 'Best Books'supplement of Junior Education Magazine, and were selected as 'choices' by The Children's Poetry Bookshelf. She has contributed to around 150 anthologies for children. You will find her work in various education trade books and, being a football fan, she is very proud that one of her poems was included in a poetry exhibition at the National Football Museum in Preston! In the past she has contributed to the National Poetry Day resources for schools, produced by the Poetry Society, and works with the Poetry Society on other ventures, like the Trafalgar Square tree project, 'Look North More Often'. Coral is Poetry Editor for the Writers Advice Centre in London.
    29th March 2017

    The Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy Cat

    Age range 3 to 6 The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea, in a box on the living room floor. They sailed away fo... More

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    31st October 2019

    Mustafa's Jumper

    Nobody except Milo wants to be friends with the new boy who doesn’t speak any English. A touching early reader about wha... More

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    10th September 2020

    Riding a Lion

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    19th August 2005

    My Teacher's as Wild as a Bison: Poems Based on the Great Outdoors

    Children will enjoy reading poems about many of the typical adventures and mishaps that occur when they go outside. Ther... More

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    1st January 2015

    Breaking the Rules

    "I wish life could be like this forever," I say. "We'd be okay then. We'd forever be okay.... More

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    • Riding a Lion

      Riding a Lion

      by MrsP512

      Bought this direct from Coral and I’m not disappointed. Love that the poems are in themed sections, so accessible. My absolute favourite poem is “Cabb...

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      An incredibly sweet tale of a short-lived friendship, making teachers realise just how it feels to be the child in the class who is asked to look afte...

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      Such a moving book about how we can all help and make a difference.

      Both my daughter and the families I have shared this book with on a Creative Wr...

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