The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry

4.18 avg rating
( 79 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780140384215: The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry

An utterly brilliant collection of the very best poems, from Puffin Books,

A celebratory anthology of the best of Puffin poetry publishing, including poems by Roger McGough, Michael Rosen, Charles Causley, Benjamin Zephaniah, Jackie Kay, Spike Milligan, John Agard, Brian Patten, Allan Ahlberg and Kit Wright. Each poet's work is illustrated by a different artist such as Emma Chichester Clark, Fritz Wegner and Korky Paul.

Brian Patten came to public attention with the publication of THE MERSEY SOUND in 1967. He is a very popular performance poet, always in demand for conferences and school visits. Collections of his own poetry are published in Puffin and he is the editor of the PUFFIN BOOK OF TWENTIETH CENTURY VERSE. Brian lives in London.

This collection features poems and illustrations from:

Spike Milligan; Kit Wright; Michael Rosen; Charles Causley; Roger McGough; Benjamin Zephaniah; Brian Patten; Jackie Kay; John Agard; Allan Ahlberg; Emma Chichester Clark; Korky Paul; Alison Jay; Lydia Monks; Ali Chatterton; David Mostyn; Sue Williams; Sheila Moxley; Fritz Wegner

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry

Review:

In a future life, Kit Wright would like to be "a brilliant painter, an ace musician, or a really great fast bowler." Spike Milligan went to school in a tent way off in the Indian desert. When he first arrived in England it felt like "living under an inverted bowl of grey." Michael Rosen calls himself "the best thief in the world." What and who does he steal from? Stories and jokes from his own children. If Michael Rosen wasn't a human being, he'd like to be a cockroach.

In this colourful, musical approach to children's verse there are 10 sections, each devoted to a poet and an illustrator. Accompanying each section is a short interview with the poet. So, along with poems about squirdles, sneaking slice after slice of chocolate cake, and having an itch in your nose when your hands are covered with glue, you'll learn cool stuff about the poets too. --Martha Silano

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Brian Patten
Published by Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (1999)
ISBN 10: 0140384219 ISBN 13: 9780140384215
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 262 x 190 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. An utterly brilliant collection of the very best poems, from Puffin Books, A celebratory anthology of the best of Puffin poetry publishing, including poems by Roger McGough, Michael Rosen, Charles Causley, Benjamin Zephaniah, Jackie Kay, Spike Milligan, John Agard, Brian Patten, Allan Ahlberg and Kit Wright. Each poet s work is illustrated by a different artist such as Emma Chichester Clark, Fritz Wegner and Korky Paul. Brian Patten came to public attention with the publication of THE MERSEY SOUND in 1967. He is a very popular performance poet, always in demand for conferences and school visits. Collections of his own poetry are published in Puffin and he is the editor of the PUFFIN BOOK OF TWENTIETH CENTURY VERSE. Brian lives in London. This collection features poems and illustrations from: Spike Milligan; Kit Wright; Michael Rosen; Charles Causley; Roger McGough; Benjamin Zephaniah; Brian Patten; Jackie Kay; John Agard; Allan Ahlberg; Emma Chichester Clark; Korky Paul; Alison Jay; Lydia Monks; Ali Chatterton; David Mostyn; Sue Williams; Sheila Moxley; Fritz Wegner. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780140384215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Brian Patten
ISBN 10: 0140384219 ISBN 13: 9780140384215
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97801403842150000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Brian Patten
Published by Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (1999)
ISBN 10: 0140384219 ISBN 13: 9780140384215
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 262 x 190 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. An utterly brilliant collection of the very best poems, from Puffin Books, A celebratory anthology of the best of Puffin poetry publishing, including poems by Roger McGough, Michael Rosen, Charles Causley, Benjamin Zephaniah, Jackie Kay, Spike Milligan, John Agard, Brian Patten, Allan Ahlberg and Kit Wright. Each poet s work is illustrated by a different artist such as Emma Chichester Clark, Fritz Wegner and Korky Paul. Brian Patten came to public attention with the publication of THE MERSEY SOUND in 1967. He is a very popular performance poet, always in demand for conferences and school visits. Collections of his own poetry are published in Puffin and he is the editor of the PUFFIN BOOK OF TWENTIETH CENTURY VERSE. Brian lives in London. This collection features poems and illustrations from: Spike Milligan; Kit Wright; Michael Rosen; Charles Causley; Roger McGough; Benjamin Zephaniah; Brian Patten; Jackie Kay; John Agard; Allan Ahlberg; Emma Chichester Clark; Korky Paul; Alison Jay; Lydia Monks; Ali Chatterton; David Mostyn; Sue Williams; Sheila Moxley; Fritz Wegner. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780140384215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Brian Patten
Published by Puffin 1999-08-26 (1999)
ISBN 10: 0140384219 ISBN 13: 9780140384215
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Puffin 1999-08-26, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-BER-00023464

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Brian Patten
Published by Puffin 1999-08-26 (1999)
ISBN 10: 0140384219 ISBN 13: 9780140384215
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Puffin 1999-08-26, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-GRD-00407697

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Brian Patten, Brian Patten
Published by Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 0140384219 ISBN 13: 9780140384215
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry, Brian Patten, Brian Patten, This is an utterly brilliant collection of the very best poems, from Puffin Books. It is a celebratory anthology of the best of Puffin poetry publishing, including poems by Roger McGough, Michael Rosen, Charles Causley, Benjamin Zephaniah, Jackie Kay, Spike Milligan, John Agard, Brian Patten, Allan Ahlberg and Kit Wright. Each poet's work is illustrated by a different artist such as Emma Chichester Clark, Fritz Wegner and Korky Paul. Brian Patten came to public attention with the publication of The Mersey Sound in 1967. He is a very popular performance poet, always in demand for conferences and school visits. Collections of his own poetry are published in Puffin and he is the editor of the Puffin Book of Twentieth Century Verse. Brian lives in London. This collection features poems and illustrations from: Spike Milligan; Kit Wright; Michael Rosen; Charles Causley; Roger McGough; Benjamin Zephaniah; Brian Patten; Jackie Kay; John Agard; Allan Ahlberg; Emma Chichester Clark; Korky Paul; Alison Jay; Lydia Monks; Ali Chatterton; David Mostyn; Sue Williams; Sheila Moxley; and, Fritz Wegner. Bookseller Inventory # B9780140384215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Brian Patten
Published by Penguin UK (1999)
ISBN 10: 0140384219 ISBN 13: 9780140384215
New Softcover Quantity Available: 13
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin UK, 1999. Book Condition: New. 1999. Paperback. An anthology of the best of Puffin poetry, that includes poems by Roger McGough, Michael Rosen, Charles Causley, Benjamin Zephaniah, Spike Milligan, John Agard, and Kit Wright. Each poet's work is illustrated by a different artist. Editor(s): Patten, Brian. Num Pages: 144 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 5AH; YDP. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 197 x 262 x 9. Weight in Grams: 516. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780140384215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Brian Patten
Published by Penguin UK
ISBN 10: 0140384219 ISBN 13: 9780140384215
New Softcover Quantity Available: 13
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin UK. Book Condition: New. 1999. Paperback. An anthology of the best of Puffin poetry, that includes poems by Roger McGough, Michael Rosen, Charles Causley, Benjamin Zephaniah, Spike Milligan, John Agard, and Kit Wright. Each poet's work is illustrated by a different artist. Editor(s): Patten, Brian. Num Pages: 144 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 5AH; YDP. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 197 x 262 x 9. Weight in Grams: 516. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780140384215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Brian Patten (author), Brian Patten (editor)
Published by Penguin Books Ltd 1999-08-26, London (1999)
ISBN 10: 0140384219 ISBN 13: 9780140384215
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd 1999-08-26, London, 1999. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780140384215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Brian Patten
Published by Puffin (1999)
ISBN 10: 0140384219 ISBN 13: 9780140384215
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Puffin, 1999. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # EH9780140384215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.92
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book