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James Carter

  • 4 stars across 30 books
    James Carter lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and two daughters. His poems have been published in dozens of anthologies and in his first collection Stars, Cars and Electric Guitars. He spends a lot of his time visiting schools where he perform his poems and plays his guitar. Graham Denton is a writer, anthologist, publisher and passionate promoter of poetry for children. He has selected various compilations of poetry for younger readers, including works published by Hands Up Books and SILLY SUPERSTITIONS for Macmillan Children's Books. He lives in East Yorkshire with his wife and two children. Gaby Morgan is the Editorial Director of the Macmillan Children's Books poetry list. She has compiled a number of best-selling anthologies including Read Me and Laugh and In My Sky at Twilight.
    1st March 2018

    Once Upon a Star: A Poetic Journey Through Space

    Once upon a star there were no stars to shine no Sun to rise no Sun to set no day no night nor... More

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    22nd December 2011

    Journey to the Centre of My Brain

    Sneak a peek into James Carter's brain in this brilliant collection of poems. Join the party as he takes us on a trip to... More

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    4th January 2011

    Around the World: Band 03/Yellow

    Collins Big Cat has teamed up with award-winning educational developers, Shoo Fly, to create new cross-curricular E-Re... More

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    19th December 2012

    Grrr!: Dinos, Dragons and Other Beastie Poems

    GRRR! is a fantastic collection of brand-new grrruesome poems about all kinds of dinosaurs, dragons, mythical monsters a... More

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    18th February 2016

    Around the World: Level 7

    Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the lea... More

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    4th August 2011

    Hey Little Bug: Poems for Little Creatures

    Hey little bug - how do you hug - or cuddle or kiss your mum or sis - with all those a... More

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    1st October 2007

    Cars Stars Electric Guitars

    This is an acclaimed collection of funny and tender poems from a widely-anthologized poet. Rummage around inside James C... More

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    1st August 2014

    I'm a Little Alien

    Rush rocket roar rocket zip about some more rocket let me climb aboard rocket ZIM Z... More

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    1st February 2011

    How to Turn Your Teacher Purple!: Sizzling science poems

    Science is brimful with weird and wonderful language that poetry just loves - stuff like quarks and quasars, atoms and a... More

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