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Matt Goodfellow

  • 5 stars across 11 books

   Matt Goodfellow   is a poet and primary school teacher from Manchester. Hailed in  Poetry Zone   as a "fresh, young and welcome new voice to children's poetry", this is his second collection of poems. Since embarking on his poetry career, Matt's high-energy performances and workshops have delighted and enthused thousands of children in schools, libraries and bookshops across the UK. Matt Goodfellow lives in Stockport, Cheshire.

 

   Hannah Asen   creates vibrant, detailed pen and ink illustrations fuelled with humour and imagination. Hannah's love of words and pictures led her to study art and languages at Edinburgh University before relocating to the creative capital of Berlin in 2010. In 2017 Hannah returned to the UK and her Edinburgh studio is now filled with inks, paints and characters all coming to life.

 
15th September 2022

Let's Chase Stars Together: Poems to lose yourself in, perfect for 10+

Book Band: Dark Red (ideal for ages 10+) _______________ A standout new collection of contemporary poems from prize-wi... MoreLet's Chase Stars Together: Poems to lose yourself in, perfect for 10+

(12 reviews) Review
7th September 2023

The Final Year

See that tall, skinny kid with the ball in his hand sayin see ya later to his mate? That’s me: Nathan Wilder Nate. ... MoreThe Final Year

(10 reviews) Review
5th September 2019

Be The Change: Poems to Help You Save the World

From National Poetry Day Ambassadors Liz Brownlee, Matt Goodfellow and Roger Stevens comes an incredible anthology of po... MoreBe The Change: Poems to Help You Save the World

(8 reviews) Review
8th April 2021

Shu Lin's Grandpa

Shu Lin is starting at a new school. She stands alone in the playground and at lunchtime she eats by herself from litt... MoreShu Lin's Grandpa

(2 reviews) Review
1st February 2018

Chicken on the Roof

there's a chicken there's a chicken there's a chicken on the roof The only way she's coming down is chicken parachute... MoreChicken on the Roof

(1 review) Review
6th February 2020

Bright Bursts of Colour

_______________ A brilliant, prize-winning collection of poems by Matt Goodfellow Winner of the 2020 North Somerset Tea... MoreBright Bursts of Colour

(1 review) Review
4th March 2016

Carry Me Away

Matt Goodfellow's debut collection, Carry Me Away, is a beautifully crafted set of poems that blend humour, intrigue and... MoreCarry Me Away

(0 reviews) Review
11th January 2018

The Same Inside: Poems about Empathy and Friendship

The Same Inside is a sweet and thoughtful collection of poems for children, about friendship, empathy and respect by thr... MoreThe Same Inside: Poems about Empathy and Friendship

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6th May 2021

Being Me: Poems About Thoughts, Worries and Feelings

Read about the Land of Blue, where it’s OK to feel sad, find ideas for what to do with worries or how to slow down when ... MoreBeing Me: Poems About Thoughts, Worries and Feelings

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5th August 2021

Caterpillar Cake: Read-Aloud Poems to Brighten Your Day

Would you like to eat a caterpillar cake? Join a rocket race into space? See crazy crocodiles at the zany zoo or play wi... MoreCaterpillar Cake: Read-Aloud Poems to Brighten Your Day

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