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 started writing poetry when he was 14. He founded a magazine, UNDERDOG, to publish unknown poets like Roger McGough and Adrian Henri - the three then produced the best-selling MERSEY SOUND. Brian has published books for all ages and is known for his humour and lyricism. He is the editor of THE PUFFIN BOOK OF TWENTIETH CENTURY VERSE. Brian lives in London. Chris Riddell is a highly acclaimed illustrator. He lives in Brighton.
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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
Book Description Puffin, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0141304782