Poems to Perform : A Classic Collection Chosen by the Children's Laureate, Paperback Book

Poems to Perform : A Classic Collection Chosen by the Children's Laureate Paperback

Illustrated by Clare Melinsky

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In Poems to Perform, Julia Donaldson has chosen poems with performance by children in mind, and her notes and ideas on performing them are included in a special section at the end of the book. Julia's passionate belief that performance can help children enjoy reading and grow in confidence is informed by her own experience both as a child and now, working with groups of children to bring stories, poems and songs to life. The poems range from classics by Edward Lear, W H Auden and Eleanor Farjeon to contemporary work by Michael Rosen, John Agard and Clare Bevan.

Illustrated throughout with exquisite, expressive lino-cuts by Clare Melinsky, this is a book for teachers, parents, children: anyone who loves great poetry.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Poetry
  • ISBN: 9781447243397

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