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McGough, Roger

Overview
Works: 344 works in 983 publications in 5 languages and 14,772 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Biography  Fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Performer, Author of dialog, Compiler, Lyricist, pre, Adapter, Composer, Other
Classifications: PR6063.A219, 821.914
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The Kingfisher book of funny poems ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
A collection of over 200 poems, limericks, and verses from such authors as Emily Dickinson, Lewis Carroll, and Shel Silverstein, compiled by a British poet and broadcaster
Until I met Dudley : how everyday things really work by Roger McGough( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 375 libraries worldwide
A young girl used to have fantastic ideas about how things work, but Dudley tells her how it really is. Explains the workings of mechanical objects such as vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, dishwashers, toasters, and garbage trucks
The Kingfisher book of comic verse by Roger McGough( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Poetry in themes - Some people never learn - Faraway places - Fair warnings - Chew on this - Hands, knees and bumps - Meet the folks - Tall stories - Simply seasons - Is anybbbody there? - All creatures great ... - ... and smallish - Square pegs___
Dotty inventions and some real ones too by Roger McGough( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
The origins of real items (ball point pen, windshield wiper, parachute, Frisbee, and Velcro) as well as fantastical ones (digital deck chairs, stereo umbrellas, edible scarves)
You tell me : poems by Roger McGough( Book )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 libraries worldwide
"Football, first love, teachers and tongue-twisters ..."--Page 4 of cover
An imaginary menagerie by Roger McGough( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
A collection of humorous poems featuring an A to Z of animals with a difference. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The ring of words : an anthology of poetry for children by Roger McGough( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Roger McGough's The Ring of Words is a perfect introduction to the pleasures of poetry. The poems are, in one way or another, about growing up - placing ourselves in the world around us and discovering the imaginative world in our own heads
Sky in the pie by Roger McGough( Book )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems both thoughtful and humorous relate a variety of observations and experiences
Defying gravity by Roger McGough( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
In this evocative and personal collection of poems Roger McGough comes to terms with painful memories as well as confronting fears that are universal. Here he remembers his father in 'Squaring Up' and 'Alphabet Soup'; observes the eccentricities of contemporary life in 'The City of London Tour'; gives insights into human feeling with the surreal 'Your Favourite Hat' and the moving elegy 'Defying Gravity'; and muses on writing itself with 'Word Trap' and 'The Darling Buds of Maybe'. There are even witty poems dedicated to the chemical elements. Blending the everyday and the magical, his verses sparkle with verbal dexterity, irreverent humour, irony and heartfelt compassion
The way things are by Roger McGough( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
The Mersey sound by Adrian Henri( Book )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Selected poems, 1967-1987 by Roger McGough( Book )
6 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Poetry please ( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
BBC Radio 4's Poetry Please is the longest-running broadcast of verse anywhere in the world. First aired in 1979, the programme, a request show which broadcasts to two million listeners a week, has become a unique record of the country's best-loved poems over the decades since its inception. The BBC has looked back through its rich archive of recordings to produce a poll of the most asked for and most broadcast pieces ever: it is those poems that this anthology brings together here. A showcase, in effect, for the nation's favourite verse, Poetry Please is a treasure trove for our most requested and most listened to poems of all time
Everyday eclipses by Roger McGough( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Melting into the foreground by Roger McGough( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Bad, bad cats by Roger McGough( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Collection of poems some with cat themes. Suggested level: primary
Said and done by Roger McGough( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Arguably the most loved British poet of our time, Roger McGough's blend of matter-of-fact classic Scouse and perfect observations of the idiosyncrasies of everyday life have translated to both adults and children. This is his fascinating life story. Originally published: London: Century, 2005
Le petit voleur de Lune[Livre] by Roger McGough( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Observant la nouvelle lune, Julie demande à Aldo ce qu'a bien pu devenir l'ancienne lune. Ce dernier lui confie l'avoir volée alors qu'elle était pleine et rangée dans leur garde-manger. Le couple d'oursons en peluche imagine alors à quoi elle pourrait bien leur servir désormais. Après plusieurs idées farfelues, Julie réalise que son ours voulait lui faire le plus beau des cadeaux. Elle préfère cependant que la lune retourne à sa place puisqu'elle est déjà comblée par la présence de son ours. -- Un album fantaisiste imaginé autour du célèbre caprice, offrant des variations sur le thème du cercle blanc. Le tout est animé de peintures naïves empreintes de douceur. [SDM]
Eclissi quotidiane : poesie scelte 1967-2002 by Roger McGough( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Gough Roger
MacGough Roger
MacGough, Roger 1937-
Mc Gough Roger
Mc Gough, Roger 1937-
McGough, Roger
McGough, Roger A.
Roger McGough britischer Dichter, Dramatiker, Musiker, Komiker und Performancekünstler
Roger McGough Brits auteur
Роджер МакГоф
راجر مک قاف
맥고우, 로저
マクゴフ, ロジャー
Languages
English (163)
French (4)
Italian (4)
Spanish (2)
Danish (1)
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