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  • 5 stars across 31 books

    Grace Nichols was born and educated in Guyana. She came to Britain in 1977 and since then has published seven poetry collections for adults and many books for children. She has won the PBS Best Single Author's Collection, and is among the poets whose work is studied on the current GCSE syllabus. She has also won both the Commonwealth Poetry Prize and a Cholmondeley Award.

    2nd October 2014

    Book: My Autobiography

    "My name is Book and I'll tell you the story of my life." Non fiction like you've never read it before! Quirky and humo... More

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    5th October 2017

    The Rainmaker Danced

    A brand-new anthology of poems by winner of the Queens Medal and the Eleanor Farjeon Award, John Agard Do triangles ev... More

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    7th September 2017

    Come All You Little Persons

    From above earth, from above sky, from below earth, from under water, come all you little persons come exactly as you ar... More

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    19th March 2018

    Shona, Word Detective: (4u2read)

    Shona has always loved words. She even has her very own strange word thesaurus! When her and her classmates learn that s... More

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    1st August 2005

    Going Batty!

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    1st June 2008

    Wriggle Piggy Toes

    From highly-acclaimed author and poet, John Agard, comes this poetry collection suitable for the very youngest child, wr... More

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    2nd August 2004

    From Mouth to Mouth

    This wonderfully eclectic anthology brings together poems passed from mouth to mouth, generation to generation, from all... More

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    1st March 2012

    The Young Inferno

    Can our hoodie hero make it through nine circles of Hell and back again? Will he find love with his soulmate, Beatrice? ... More

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    18th March 1991

    Laughter is an Egg

    Laughter is an egg with a crick-crack face that can hide in the heart of the human race. Tummy tickling, rib-crackin... More

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    15th September 2005

    Half-Caste and Other Poems

    The tensions brought about by differences of race and culture are at the heart of this powerful and entertaining collect... More

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    • Come All You Little Persons

      Come All You Little Persons

      This beautiful book is about a girl going around the countryside collecting different people and describing them with adventurous vocabulary! I read i...

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      Shona, Word Detective: (4u2read)

      by EH

      This book is educational. Shona is a word detective and she finds unusual words, and adds them to the language tree at school. She writes the words do...

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      The Rainmaker Danced

      by Ashbeee

      An awesome anthology of modern poetry from John Agard.These poems have real power; there's so much humour but also really deep sorrow. The poems jump...