The Kingfisher Book of Comic Verse

ISBN 13: 9780862722173

The Kingfisher Book of Comic Verse

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This lively collection of poems should raise a giggle and a smile from any child with a sense of fun. Poets as such Hilaire Belloc and Philip Larkin, Wendy Cope and Spike Milligan ponder themes including families, creatures, learning and food, with some cautionary advice thrown in for good measure.

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Roger McGough is one of Britain's favourite poets. Born in Liverpool, Roger trained as a teacher, but his true calling was poetry. Over the past four decades he has published over 50 books, as well as writing for radio, film and television. His work for television and radio includes recent stints as stand-in presenter on BBC Radio 4's Home Truths. In addition to several prestigious awards, including the Signal Poetry Award (twice), Roger received an OBE in 1997 for services to poetry. Roger McGough lives in London. Caroline Holden's work as an illustrator includes the picture-book illustrations for the well-loved Adrian Mole books. She lives in London.

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Published by Kingfisher Books Ltd (1986)
ISBN 10: 0862722179 ISBN 13: 9780862722173
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Book Description Kingfisher Books Ltd, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: New. Caroline Holden (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0862722179

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