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Roger McGough

  • 4 stars across 30 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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    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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    1st 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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    4th March 2009

    1520 Volume 2

    Zelos and Anna were each 15 years old, but due to a magical curse the pair only has 20 years of age to share between... 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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    11th September 2015

    The Stowaways

    Unlike the other Weedle mice, The Stowaways love to go on adventures - even when it means getting close to humans! B... 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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    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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