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A rocketful of space poems

Author: John Foster; Korky Paul
Publisher: London Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, 2017. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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POETRY (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Top poets across the English-speaking world present: A Rocketful of Space Poems. Fly into space, drive to the moon, meet an asteroid dog and a flurb blurp, and then play intergalactic Squibble-Ball. There are wizards and witches in space, as well as Peter Pluto' s fast-food superstore - and the worst monster in the universe...What are you waiting for?!. Ages 7+
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Foster; Korky Paul
ISBN: 9781847804860 1847804861
OCLC Number: 971890745
Description: 37 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Space fantasy Patricia Leighton --
If you drive to the moon J. Patrick Lewis --
Spaceman McTavity Marian Swinger --
"Jump over the moon?" the cow declared Max Fatchen --
Asteroid dog Richard Edwards --
Turn left at the moon Eric Finney --
A space odyssey Judith Nicholls --
Email from the Space Hotel John Foster --
Flurp blurp Liz Brownlee --
Greasy Peter Pluto's Fast Food Superstore Paul Cookson --
Garage sale in outer space Robert Scotellaro --
There was a witch Elaine Magliaro --
The wizard said John Foster --
The worst monsters in the universe David Harmer --
Supposing Eric Finney --
Inter-galactic squibble-ball, the official rules David Harmer --
Save our spaceship John Foster --
Visitors from space Penny Dolan --
Bionic boy Richard Caley --
Ship shape space ship Jane Clarke --
Texter Terrestrial Paul Cookson --
Dumb Earthling Clive Webster --
Space joke? Julie Holder --
Asteroid belt Paul Cookson --
Alien limerick Eric Finney --
Space riddle John Foster.
Responsibility: poems chosen by John Foster ; illustrated by Korky Paul.

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"There is lots of ammunition to get kids writing their own space poetry here, and it's great to see a poetry book attractively produced and in full colour." * Book Trust * "This is a lovely, lilting Read more...

 
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