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Poetry

Browse our selection of poetry videos and resources below, contact us if you’d like to see something else on this page, and check back soon as we’re adding more content every month!

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Matt Goodfellow

Matt Goodfellow

Matt Goodfellow discusses why he enjoys telling a story through poems, his writing process, links to ‘Skellig’ and more
Suitable for Ages 7-11, 11+

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Joseph Coelho

Joseph Coelho

Delve into the natural world and twisted tales in not one, but two author masterclasses with Joseph Coelho
Suitable for Ages 5-7, 7-11

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Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen

Hear Michael talk about poetry, his WWII memoir, and his bestselling ‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ picture book
Suitable for Ages 5-7, 7-11, 11+

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Angela McAllister

Angela McAllister

Discover thirteen habitats from around the world with Angela’s beautifully crafted Wild World poetry
Suitable for Ages 5-7, 7-11

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Kwame Alexander

Discover how you can tell a story through poetry and playing with words with Kwame Alexander
Suitable for Ages 11+

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Chaos at Christmas! Join a whole host of animals in silly situations as they try to celebrate the festive season.

You Can’t Let An Elephant Pull Santa’s Sleigh

Patricia Cleveland-Peck & MC Grammar

An introduction by Patricia Cleveland-Peck
Suitable for Ages 5-7

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An irreverent and zany counting book that is gently thrilling and written in a deliciously infectious rhyme with witty and whimsical illustrations.

Ten Delicious Teachers

Ross Montgomery

An introduction by Ross Montgomery
Suitable for Ages 5-7

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A marvellous new collection of poems by Joshua Seigal, two-time winner of the Laugh Out Loud Awards – the UK’s only prize for funny children’s books. Someone has let the words out… and they’re going to have some fun!

Who Let The Words Out?

Joshua Seigal

An introduction by Joshua Seigal
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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For brave hunters and bear-lovers, the classic chant-aloud by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury.

We’re Going On A Bear Hunt

Michael Rosen

An introduction by Michael Rosen
Suitable for Ages 5-7

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Filled with 30 warm, joyful and atmospheric poems of every kind – from the funny to the gentle, from the surprising to the lyrical – each capture the experience of falling or being asleep, in a pure, emotional way and celebrates the wonderful, busy, imaginative minds of little children.

The Dream Train

Sean Taylor

An introduction by Sean Taylor
Suitable for Ages 5-7

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From hilarious to heartfelt poems – and everything in between – this collection offers something for everyone.

Yapping Away

Joshua Seigal

An introduction by Joshua Seigal
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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Original, inspiring and intimate – When Poems Fall from the Sky – celebrates the marriage of science and poetry.

When Poems Fall From The Sky

Zaro Weil

An introduction by Zaro Weil
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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We also have some additional non-fiction resources on our 10

10 Minute Challenges

Get creative with your favourite authors and illustrators by taking part in their fun and fast-paced 10 Minute Challenges.

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Fun Activity Packs

Get creative with your favourite authors and illustrators by taking part in their fun and fast-paced 10 Minute Challenges.

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