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Wicked poems

Author: Roger McGough
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of over 120 poems about wickedness, evil, and mischief by such authors as William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, Shel Silverstein, and Rudyard Kipling.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger McGough
ISBN: 1582348545 9781582348544
OCLC Number: 51009329
Description: pages cm
Contents: Big wicked / Helen Dunmore --
Don't steal / Ambrose Bierce --
Haiku / Mike Jubb --
I told a lie today / Robin Mellor --
Matilda / Hilaire Belloc --
Huff / Wendy Cope --
I'm in a rotten mood / Jack Prelutsky --
As the saying goes ... / Celia Warren --
Old swear word / Steve Turner --
The mobile sting / Gerard Benson --
Lost on level seven / Dave Ward --
Eddy Scott goes out to play / David Orme --
No rest for the wicked / George Szirtes --
The dream-stealers / David Bateman --
Hunger / Laurence Binyon --
The deserted village / Berlie Doherty --
Ghost town / Nick Toczek --
The evil Doctor Mucus Spleen / Paul Cookson --
Scarecrow / Stef Pixner --
Hallowe'en / Leonard Clark --
Witches' chant / William Shakespeare --
In the green wood / Wes Magee --
Nanny Neverley / Philip Gross --
The last witch in Nantwich / John Burnside --
Unstable Mabel / Brian Patten --
The stones / Brendan Kennelly --
Mrs. Dungeon Brae / Jackie Kay --
Jamjar / Carol Ann Duffy --
Alternative endings to an unwritten ballad / Paul Dehn --
White ones / Philip Gross --
By the pricking of my thumbs / George Szirtes --
Lazy witch / Myra Cohn Livingston --
The wind in a frolic / William Howitt --
Child on top of a greenhouse / Theodore Roethke --
To fly ... / Kevin McCann --
Flight of the roller-coaster / Raymond Souster --
Like rollerblades / Andrew Fusek Peters --
Brother and sister / Lewis Carroll --
Sometimes / Eve Merriam --
Cradle song / Wendy Cope --
Dave Dirt's Christmas presents / Kit Wright --
A song about myself / John Keats --
Don't-care didn't care / Traditional --
Mama, Mama / Harry Graham --
Tender-heartedness / Harry Graham --
The adventures of Isabel / Ogden Nash --
Fair play / Benjamin Zephaniah --
Prayer of the selfish child / Shel Silverstein --
Homework / Stewart Henderson --
The cane / Allan Ahlberg --
Bad report --
good manners / Spike Milligan --
Play no ball / Gerard Benson --
It wasn't me / Stewart Henderson --
My furry feet / John Whitworth --
Tongue-twister / Roger McGough --
Goodfellow / Dave Calder --
The kleptomaniac / Roger McGough --
Troll / Tony Mitton --
The sleepy giant / Charles E. Carryl --
The story of little Suck-a-Thumb / Hoffmann --
The devil / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
The fairies / William Allingham --
The visitor / Ian Serraillier --
The huntsman / Edward Lowbury --
The girl who lit the first fire / Mandy Coe --
Anne Boleyn / Barbara Bingley --
Lord Lovelace / Charles Causley --
Empty house / Gareth Owen --
The third fiddler's story / Sian Hughes --
Stepmother / Paul Cookson --
While I practise my piano / Matthew Sweeney --
If / Valerie Bloom --
The sad story of Terrible Trevor / John Mole --
Leviathan / Connie Bensley --
Limps / Roger McGough --
The boyhood of Dracula / Gareth Owen --
Vlad / Dave Calder --
Wicked / John Whitworth --
Wicked or what / Jo Shapcott --
Eve / Colin West --
Claud / Colin West --
Mafia cats / Roger McGough --
Macavity : the mystery cat / T. S. Eliot --
A ransom for a cat / Peter Dixon --
Song of the worms / Margaret Atwood --
The snake's revenge / Brian Moses --
My pony / Anon --
Lone dog / Irene McLeod --
Elegy on the death of a mad dog / Oliver Goldsmith --
Max / John Hegley --
The elephant / Yoruba people, Africa --
Dragon at a party / Nick Toczek --
Shadow / Michael Rosen --
The spiders cast their spell / John Agard --
The hump / Rudyard Kipling --
The greedy alligator / Colin West --
How doth the little crocodile / Lewis Carroll --
The art of dying / Mandy Coe --
Legend / Gillian Clarke --
Power / Corrine Hales --
This is a photograph of me / Margaret Atwood --
Wicked / Tony Mitton --
Iciclist / Christopher Reid --
This poem is soooo *prop* / Ian McMillan --
We real cool / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Bully / Christopher Reid --
Something made me do it! / David Harsent --
The village burglar / Anon --
The smiling villain / Anon --
Neighbourhood watch / Roger McGough --
Barbara the Barbarian / Simon Rae --
The pirate / Shel Silverstein --
Song of the galley-slaves / Rudyard Kipling --
If all the seas / Anon --
The world's worst super-villain / David Bateman --
Confessions of a failed super villain / Paul Cookson --
Charlotte O'Neil's song / Fiona Farrell --
Portrait of my lover as a teaspoon / Selima Hill --
Notting Hill polka / W. Bridges-Adams --
Vanity song / Robin Robertson --
Buinneach Bui / Ian Duhig --
Entrails / Connie Bensley --
Say cheese / Andrew Fusek Peters --
He and she / Richard Edwards --
Midnight Street / Dave Ward --
Poem / Peter Dixon --
If people disapprove of you ... / Sophie Hannah --
GBH / David Orme --
'Waiter, there's a thug in my salad!' / Andrew Fusek Peters --
Yobs / David Sutton --
The cake that makes you scream / Dave Ward --
Dream and forgetting / Gyozo Ferencz --
Don't be scared / Carol Ann Duffy --
Lullabye / Roger McGough.
Responsibility: edited by Roger McGough.

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A collection of over 120 poems about wickedness, evil, and mischief by such authors as William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, Shel Silverstein, and Rudyard Kipling.

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