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Roger McGough

  • 5 stars across 27 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.
    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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    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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    5th March 2019

    Lucky Ducky

    Ducky is unlucky-somehow things just always seem to go wrong. So, he decides to look for a four-leaf clover; that will d... More

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    28th May 1992

    Pillow Talk: A Book of Poems

    Wouldn't it be funny if you didn't have a nose? The brilliant and clever Roger McGough asks this and other important que... More

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    25th September 2003

    The Bee's Knees

    A brilliant collection of brand-new poems from 'the patron saint of poetry'. Longer, narrative poems sit comfortably wit... More

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    7th August 2008

    You Have Been Warned!: A Collection of Cautionary Verse

    Here is a modern take on cautionary verse in the hugely successful tradition of Hilaire Belloc and others. Children gett... More

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    31st December 2011

    Until I Met Dudley

    Have you ever wondered how a toaster works? Or a fridge-freezer, or a washing-up machine? In this fun-filled book of h... More

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    15th April 2015

    I Never Liked Wednesdays

    Laugh-out-loud adventures of childhood high jinks and rascality. Midge and his friend are always getting up to all sorts... More

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    3rd September 2015

    If Only We Had a Helicopter

    Midge and co. are back! And this time there's a brand new four-legged friend in tow. New Dog needs a name and the boys n... 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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