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NEW BOOK! The Poetry Guide –
A How To Guide for Teachers and Librarians
Written by Trevor Millum and Bernard Young
Illustrated by Twink Addison
Publication date: October 2020
Ages: 7+ years
Format: Paperback / 198 x 130 mm / 96 pages
Rights available: World
UK retail price: £8.99
Publisher: Troika Books
What Are You Like? (Orange Socks Press)
Published 23 February 2018. To order, please use the form at the bottom of this page.
Over 80 tried and tested poems that Bernard regularly uses in primary schools for poetry performances and workshops. Collected together from four books and several anthologies, together with some previously unpublished. Funny, catchy, uplifting, foot tapping, hand clapping, in lots of verse forms and lengths. Something for everyone.
ISBN 978-1-9999173-0-2 Price £5.99 (+£1.80 P&P UK)
The author still has a small number of the books below in stock (but the new book above has the best poems from them):
Wanted Alive (Hands Up Books 2004) – Discover who is Wanted Alive. Find out what The Magnificent Malone has been getting up to and just who’s got The Giggles. Become a pupil at The School for Daydreamers. Bernard often attends The School for Daydreamers and is also a frequent visitor to ‘normal’ schools. Some of those visits inspired some of these poems.
ISBN 095427105x Price £4.95 (+£1.80 P&P UK)
LOW ON STOCK
Brilliant (Kingston Press 2000) – You’ll find poems about behaving brilliantly. And behaving badly! Poems about chocolate, robots and aliens. (Not to mention Great-Grandmother’s false teeth!). Find out what happens if you tease your sister. Discover who’s got green fingers. And is the referee the man to be? He thinks so.
ISBN 1902039084 Price £5.99(+£1.80 P&P UK)
LOW ON STOCK
ISBN 978-0-9555589-4-8 Price £5.95 (+£1.80 P&P UK)
VERY LOW ON STOCK
Bernard’s poems are feature in numerous anthologies of poetry for young readers (including Read Me at School, The Works, The Poetry Store, The Jumble Book,Wizard Poems, Pet Poems, Family Poems, Space Poems, Spectacular Schools, How To Survive School, The Secret Life of Pants!) and have been broadcast on local and national radio and on BBC’s The One Show.… A selection of anthologies in which his poems appear has been added to the website here.
Love Is Blind
Under the mistletoe
my very short-sighted sister
and her extremely short-sighted boyfriend
take off their glasses
Copyright Bernard Young
ISBN 9780955558900 £4.99 (+£1.80 P&P UK)
A FEW IN STOCK
How to Order
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