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I Don't Like Poetry

Written by Joshua Seigal

Key Stage 2 Poetry Books for Children Poetry

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What do you mean you don’t like poetry? This must mean you’ve not read the debut collection of poems from Joshua Seigal! Whether it’s poems about the power of books or the joys of fried chicken, once you’ve read Joshua’s poems you’ll be shouting from the rooftops that poetry is the place to be!

Packed with subversive humour and a real insight into the world of children today, I Don’t Like Poetry will please the most reluctant of poem readers whether they want something funny, sad or scary. It is a wonderful collection that shows a new poet at his best.

 

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I Don't Like Poetry Synopsis

I'm a lovely little poem. I'm snoozing in your book. I'm like a dainty dragonfly - Come and have a look.

With poems on every topic from the power of books to the joys of fried chicken, this collection is packed with Joshua Seigal's subversive humour and insight into the world of children. If you don't like poetry after reading this, there's probably something wrong with you!

I Don't Like Poetry Press Reviews

When you read this book, the windows will burp and the grass will turn blue. That's how magic these poems are. -- Michael Rosen


Book Information

ISBN: 9781472930033
Publication date: 8th September 2016
Author: Joshua Seigal
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 88 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Poetry , Poetry

About Joshua Seigal

Joshua Seigal is a poet, performer and workshop leader who spends his time visiting schools, libraries and theatres around the country and beyond. He has taken critically-acclaimed poetry shows to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, but usually ends up performing in front of his mirror, using a hairbrush as a microphone. 

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