The Puffin Book of Fantastic First Poems edited by June Crebbin will absorb and delight girls and boys aged 5+. A great first poetry book; the poems span time, from Robert Louis Stevenson and Walter de la Mare right up to date with Roger McGough and Michael Rosen. Themes covered, such as mealtimes, playtime, animals, family and bedtime, really appeal to youngreaders. A truly lovely collection of all-time favourite poems. June Crebbin is an ex-primary teacher, now a full-time writer. She is in great demand for author visits and runs very successful writing workshops in schools. June has written a wide range of children's books and writes poetry for children and adults. She lives in Leicester.
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June Crebbin was a primary school teacher before taking early retirement to concentrate on her writing. She is the author of a number of books for children, including Jumping Beany (9781406305197), Saving Oscar (9781406301991), Riding High (9781406311235), The Train Ride (9780744547016) and Cows in the Kitchen (9780744569476), and she has edited story anthol...More about June Crebbin