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John Hegley

  • 5 stars across 3 books

    JOHN HEGLEY was born in north London and brought up in Luton. He now lives in Islington. His eight collections of adult verse have mostly been published by Methuen, and he has two children's books in print: My Dog is a Carrot , (2002, reissued 2007 Walker) and Monsieur Robinet , a dual-language storybook, pub Donut Press. He started out as a stand-up comedian/poet, performing his work on the festival and comedy circuit and he became something of a cult performer from the early 80s onwards. He has recently started to direct his writing and performances more towards children, but generally his shows will delight all ages. He plays the ukulele as part of his poetry performances. He is a Fellow of the English Association. John Hegley lives in north London.

    5th April 2012

    Stanley's Stick

    Stanley's Stick is a teaming-up of hefty talents - glorious poet John Hegley and award-winning illustrator Neal La... More

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    3rd October 2013

    I am a Poetato: An A-Z of poems about people, pets and other creatures

    This is a very funny, witty, zany collection for children, which will also appeal to the author' s adult f... More

    (1 review)
    1st October 2007

    My Dog Is a Carrot

    A delightful collection of quirky poems by one of this country's most popular poets.Enter the celebrated poet's weird, w... More

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