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Dancing in the Rain: Poems for Young People

Dancing in the Rain: Poems for Young People
 

A staple of the school poetry anthology, John Lyons' latest collection of poems for children aged 7-11 conjures up vivid images, situations and emotions which appeal both for their universality and their newness.

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ISBN 9781845233013
Published 13 October 2015 by Peepal Tree Press Ltd
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Lyons, John
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ISBN-13 9781845233013
ISBN-10 1845233018
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Peepal Tree Press Ltd
Imprint Peepal Tree Press Ltd
Publication Date 13 October 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Lyons, John
Category English Literature: Poetry Texts & Anthologies
Poetry Texts & Anthologies
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 206mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 100g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 821.914
Catalogue Code 613978

Description of this Book

Fans of John Lyons' lively and appealing style will not be disappointed in this brand new collection of poems for younger readers aged 7-11. A breath of Caribbean fresh air, these poems are humorous, beautifully crafted, and perfectly pitched to their audience, though readers of any age will enjoy his painterly use of language. Lyons conjures up vivid images, situations and emotions which appeal both for their universality and their newness, as he examines and comments upon the world around him with wit and empathy.A staple of the schools poetry anthology, John Lyon's poems never fail to stand out for their originality and exuberance.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Enjoyable, affectionate poems that travel back to the vivid colors and sounds of his childhood in the Caribbean. The Poetry Archive
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 1 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

John Lyons was born in Trinidad. He came to the UK many years ago. He has established a reputation as a fine poet, a successful artist and an imaginative cook. He is the author of six earlier collections of poetry, including Lure of the Cascadura (1989), Behind the Carnival (1994) and Voices from a Silk Cotton Tree (2002) and a cookery book Cook-up in a Trini Kitchen.His poems were included in A Caribbean Dozen ( 1996); The New British Poetry 1968-88 (1988). He has given many readings, including at national and international festivals. 14 radio broadcasts since 1987 (BBC Radio 4, RTE Dublin). 8 TV appearances since 1989 (BBC, Granada).

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