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Roger McGough

  • 5 stars across 33 books
    Roger McGough is the author of over fifty books of poetry for both adults and children, including Happy Poems , as well as having edited numerous anthologies. During the 1960s he was part of the groundbreaking collection The Mersey Sound (with Brian Patten and the late Adrian Henri). The winner of two BAFTAs for his film work, and a Royal Television Society award, he helped write the script for the Yellow Submarine animation. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he has a Cholmondeley Award and is twice winner of both the Signal and CLPE Awards for the best book of poetry for children. Currently he presents Poetry Please on BBC Radio 4.
    2nd April 2015

    Crocodile Tears

    Alex Rider's eighth, adrenaline fueled adventure in the number one bestselling series. In the eighth book in th... More

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    14th June 2018

    Happy Poems

    Poems to make you smile! Critically acclaimed poet Roger McGough has drawn together a fantastic collection of upbeat p... More

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    6th February 2020

    Money-Go-Round

    A witty and mischievous tale inspired by The Wind in the Willows, from renowned poet Roger McGough. Mr Toad... More

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    1st May 2012

    Dotty Inventions: And Some Real Ones Too.

    Find out about how everyday things were invented, in this mix of fantasy and science! Eccentric inventor Professor Dorot... More

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    1st March 2012

    Until I Met Dudley

    "Roger McGough's witty text offers many weird and wonderful explanations ... Chris Riddell's artwork makes the whole... More

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    4th September 1997

    Bad, Bad Cats

    A brilliant new collection of poems. The poetry contains the clever word-play, rich ideas and humour associated with Rog... More

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    16th September 2005

    Sensational!: poems chosen by

    The wonderful Roger McGough has drawn together a stunning collection of poems inspired by the five senses. Gems from the... More

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    20th September 2004

    Wicked Poems

    This is a superb anthology of poems selected by the keenly wicked eye of Roger McGough. Poems from Jo Shapcott, Benjamin... More

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    30th May 1985

    Sky in the Pie

    Waiter, there's a sky in my pie! Roger McGough has cooked up a delicious feast of poems. This spicy collection ... More

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