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Let's play! : poems about sports and games from around the world

Author: Debjani Chatterjee; Brian G D'Arcy; Shirin Adl
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English : [Paperback edition]View all editions and formats
Collects thirty-seven poems celebrating such sports and games as football, baseball, judo, table tennis, netball, cycling, chess, and scrabble.

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's poetry
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Debjani Chatterjee; Brian G D'Arcy; Shirin Adl
ISBN: 9781847805843 1847805841
OCLC Number: 885451892
Notes: "Janetta Otter-Barry books."
Originally published: 2013.
Description: 53 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Vitai lampada (extract) / Sir Henry Newbolt --
The new Gavaskar / Asit Maitra --
The swing / Robert Louis Stevenson --
A skipping game / Bashabi Fraser --
A-tisket a-tasket / Anonymous --
Tic tac toe / Anonymous --
I wouldn't go to missie / Anonymous --
Scrabble / Rob Walton --
Chess haiku / Debjani Chatterjee --
Shaap-ludo / Susmita Bhattacharya --
Computer game / Charles Thomson --
Swimming lesson / Denny Davis --
Olympic diver in a holiday pool / Mandy Coe --
Shot put / Ann Atkinson --
Pole vault / River Wolton --
The world's fastest bicycle / Kenn Nesbitt --
4 x 100m / Rob Walton --
When my friend Anita runs / Grace Nichols --
Toboggan / Colin West --
Toboggan / David Whitehead --
Hockey / Ryan Banks --
The skater boys / Wes Magee --
Boxing poem / Muhammad Ali and Drew Bundini Brown --
On the outside of a judoka / Anonymous --
My puppy punched me in the eye / Kenn Nesbitt --
Tennis doubles trouble / Greg Pincus --
Let's play ping-pong / Debjani Chatterjee and Brian D'Arcy --
Netball / Ann Bonner --
Take me out to the ball game / Jack Norworth --
Baseball / Ryan Banks --
Basketball / Grace Butcher --
Kite flying / Debjani Chatterjee --
My pony / Brian D'Arcy --
Right royal (extract) / John Masefield --
Surfing / Sasha Walker/Mills --
The football team / Roger Stevens --
Alumnus football (extract) / Grantland Rice --
About the games and sports.
Responsibility: edited by Debjani Chatterjee & Brian D'Arcy ; illustrated by Shirin Adl.


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