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Roger McGough

Roger McGough

  • 5 stars across 37 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... MoreCrocodile Tears

(3 reviews) Review
14th June 2018

Happy Poems: A Poetry Collection to Make You Smile!

Poems to make you smile! Critically acclaimed poet Roger McGough has drawn together a fantastic collection of upbeat poe... MoreHappy Poems: A Poetry Collection to Make You Smile!

(3 reviews) Review
6th February 2020


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

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreDotty Inventions: And Some Real Ones Too.

(1 review) Review
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 an ... MoreUntil I Met Dudley

(1 review) Review
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... MoreBad, Bad Cats

(1 review) Review
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... MoreSensational!: poems chosen by

(1 review) Review
5th May 2011

An Imaginary Menagerie

From the anaconda in a Honda (don't ask him for a ride, you might end up inside), to the zonk (good for nothing and ve... MoreAn Imaginary Menagerie

(1 review) Review
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... MorePillow Talk: A Book of Poems

(0 reviews) Review
18th May 2012

All Aboard the Ark

This jolly, interactive board book features indented patterns and trails on every page for children to follow with their... MoreAll Aboard the Ark

(0 reviews) Review
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