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The Hat

Written by Carol Ann Duffy

Key Stage 2

LoveReading View on The Hat

Age 9+. From one of the country’s most eminent and award winning poets comes this utterly delightful collection. Charming and witty these poems will take you off to magical worlds seeing extraordinary people, animals and beasts and all of them linked to the story of a hat blown through history from one head to another. Clever and a real treat.

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The Hat Synopsis

A collection of poetry for children. It takes us on a mud-and-all ramble through sand, socks, songs and schoolrooms. It takes pleasure in the discovery of imaginative worlds, from the loneliness of ghosts and ghouls to a shopping trip by Manchunian cows.

The Hat Press Reviews

‘In the world of British poetry, Carol Ann Duffy is a superstar’ The Guardian

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571219667
Publication date: 1st May 2008
Author: Carol Ann Duffy
Publisher: Faber And Faber
Format: Paperback
Year Groups: Key Stage 2

About Carol Ann Duffy

Poet, playwright and freelance writer Carol Ann Duffy was born on 23 December 1955 in Glasgow and read philosophy at Liverpool University. She is a former editor of the poetry magazine Ambit and is a regular reviewer and broadcaster. She moved from London to Manchester in 1996 and began to lecture in poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her papers were acquired by the Robert W. Woodruff Library of Emory University in 1999, and in October 2000 she was awarded a grant of £75,000 over a five-year period by the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. Carol Ann Duffy is also an acclaimed playwright, ...

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