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I Bet I Can Make You Laugh

Written by Joshua Seigal

Illustrated by Tim Wesson

Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2 Humorous Poetry

I Bet I Can Make You Laugh Synopsis

Packed full of stupendously silly, fantastically funny and hysterically hilarious poems, this brilliant anthology is edited by exciting young poet, Joshua Seigal.

Featuring a diverse range of contributors and some brand new poems from Joshua himself, this book is perfect for anyone who needs a giggle or a belly laugh!

Poets including A.F. Harrold, Raymond Antrobus, Andy Seed, Sue Hardy-Dawson, Adisa, Kat Francois, James Carter, Jay Hulme and Lewis Carroll.

Packed with laugh out loud illustrations this follow up to I Don't Like Poetry (which was shortlisted for the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Awards) this book is a marvellous mixture of subversive humour and insight into the world of children.

I Bet I Can Make You Laugh Press Reviews

This collection of very funny poems - from an acrostic poem that doesn't quite work, to a love letter to someone the poet doesn't really like - are, in many cases, hilariously uncomplimentary! ... this is a great collection of genuinely funny poems and they're refreshingly original for older primary kids, reflecting their lives and interests. - BookTrust

I think any reader would find it hard not only to avoid laughing, but to stop themselves reading the poems aloud - they are absolutely begging to be performed! -- Library Girl and Book Boy

A great book for home or the classroom (and great for reducing stress whilst cooking!). -- K and O: Bonkers About Books -

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472955487
Publication date: 9th August 2018
Author: Joshua Seigal
Illustrator: Tim Wesson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Education an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 112 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
Topics: Humorous, 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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