Pie Corbett has advised the National Literacy Strategy for both the Primary and Key Stage 3 phase. He works across the country, running inset and development projects - and was co-leader of the DfES Innovations project on 'Storymaking', based at the International Learning and Research Centre. Author of over 250 books, he writes poetry, stories and materials for teachers. He has compiled many best-selling anthologies for Macmillan Children's Books including THE WORKS 2, THE WORKS 4 and ASSEMBLY POEMS. This is his first solo collection for children.