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McGough, Roger

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Works: 293 works in 779 publications in 4 languages and 14,509 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Pictorial works 
Roles: Narrator, Editor, Performer, Adapter, Compiler
Classifications: PR6063.A219, 821.914
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The Mersey sound by Adrian Henri( Book )
40 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Until I met Dudley : how everyday things really work by Roger McGough( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 456 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
Moonthief by Roger McGough( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Bobby the teddy bear gives the moon to his sweetheart Betty
The Kingfisher book of funny poems ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 429 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
The Kingfisher book of comic verse by Roger McGough( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 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___
Wicked poems ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
A collection of over 120 poems about wickedness, evil, and mischief by such authors as William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, Shel Silverstein, and Rudyard Kipling
Dotty inventions and some real ones too by Roger McGough( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 332 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)
Collected poems by Roger McGough( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
The culmination of over 40 years of popular poetry, this title presents work from 'Watchwords', 'Summer with Monika', 'Everyday Eclipses' and many more. Set out thematically, these poems read as a 'prism of life', chronicling human experience at it's funniest and most poignant
Sky in the pie by Roger McGough( Book )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems both thoughtful and humorous relate a variety of observations and experiences
The way things are by Roger McGough( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
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 223 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
Defying gravity by Roger McGough( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 222 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
100 best poems for children ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Everyday eclipses by Roger McGough( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
You tell me : poems by Roger McGough( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Strictly private : an anthology of poetry by Roger McGough( Book )
10 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Poetry themes: School and leaving school - Animals - Likes and hates - Life in towns - Life in the countryside - Games - Love - Laughter - Emotions
Selected poems, 1967-1987 by Roger McGough( Book )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 libraries worldwide
That awkward age by Roger McGough( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
The monsters' guide to choosing a pet by Roger McGough( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
In this fantastic anthology, Roger McGough and Brian Patten have selected the best of their animal poems in order to help two lovable monsters from outer space find the perfect pet
Melting into the foreground by Roger McGough( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 191 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.
マクゴフ, ロジャー
Languages
English (178)
French (2)
Slovak (1)
Italian (1)
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