A great new collection of poetry, wide-ranging in both form and subject matter. Full of Brian Patten's wonderful wit and moments of beauty as in GERANIUMS IN THE SNOW: Like children snuggling down under a white duvet Slowly the red geraniums Vanish under the snow. Brilliantly complemented by Chris Riddell's illustrations.
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Brian Patten was born in Liverpool. His poetry for adults has been translated into many languages, and his collections include Collected Love Poems, Armada, and, from Penguin, Selected Poems. His verse for children includes Gargling with Jelly, Juggling with Gerbils, and Thawing Frozen Frogs. Brian Patten is a popular performer of his work, and he has also written children's plays as well as editing The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse and The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry.
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Book Description Puffin, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 128 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0141304782
Book Description Puffin, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. When i got my finger stuck up my nose I went to a doctor, who said. "Nothing like this has happened before. We will have to chop off your head." Welcome to the seriously silly world of one of Britain's leading poets. In this superb new collection, mysterious smirkles, vampire ducks, batty grannies and gerbil-juggling jugglers jostle for supremacy with lyrical poems. In Brian Patten's latest book, the reflective side of childhood collides with the anarchic to create a generous helping of mayhem and magic. Bookseller Inventory # 021291
Book Description Penguin Books, Limited (UK), 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0141304782