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              Books by Simon Armitage

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              Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989-2014
               

              Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989-2014 (Paperback, Main)

              By Armitage, Simon; Roberts, Sue

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              When the author burst on to the poetry scene in 1989 with his debut Zoom!, readers were introduced to an exceptional new talent, Drawing upon all of his award-winning poetry collections, including Kid, Book of Matches, The Universal Home Doctor and Seeing Stars, this title presen...ts a selection of his poems.
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              ISBN 9780571310692
              Released NZ 29 Jul 2015
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Owl and the Nightingale

              The Owl and the Nightingale (Hardback, Main)

              By Armitage, Simon

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              Poet Laureate Simon Armitage's version of this entertaining Middle English debate poem.

              ISBN 9780571357291
              Released NZ 7 Oct 2021
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Brotherton Poetry Prize Anthology
               

              Brotherton Poetry Prize Anthology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Armitage, Simon; Booker, Malika; Bragg, Melvyn; Butler, Stella

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              Anthology celebrating the winner, shortlistees & other contributors to the inaugural Brotherton Poetry Prize, 2018-19 (presented by the University of Leeds Poetry Centre).

              ISBN 9781784109233
              Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
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              Walking Away

              Walking Away (Paperback, Main)

              By Armitage, Simon; Roberts, Sue

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              From the surreal pleasure dome of Minehead Butlins to a smoke-filled roundhouse on the Penwith Peninsula then out to the Isles of Scilly and beyond, the author tackles this personal Odyssey with all the poetic reflection and personal wit we've come to expect of one of Britain's b...est loved and most popular writers.
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              ISBN 9780571298365
              Released NZ 25 May 2016
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Poetry of Birds: edited by Simon Armitage and Tim Dee

              The Poetry of Birds: edited by Simon Armitage and Tim Dee (Paperback)

              By Armitage, Simon; Edited by Dee, Tim

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              Birds are the most obvious wild things we have around us. Some of the best known, and most loved, poems in English are bird poems. This title features poems according to ornithological notes and provides fascinating information on the birds.

              ISBN 9780141027111
              Released NZ 13 Apr 2011
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Zoom!
               

              Zoom! (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Armitage, Simon

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              Creates a muscular but elegant language of the author's own slangy, youthful, up to the minuet jargon and vernacular of his native Northern England. He combines this with an easily worn erudition, plenty of nouns and the benefit of blinkered experience.

              ISBN 9781852240783
              Publisher Bloodaxe Books Ltd
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              Tyrannosaurus Rex versus the Corduroy Kid
               

              Tyrannosaurus Rex versus the Corduroy Kid (Paperback, Main)

              By Armitage, Simon; Roberts, Sue

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              Engaging with the matter of England in the here and now, the author focuses his attention on the conflicts within society.

              ISBN 9780571233267
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2007
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Metamorphosis

              Metamorphosis (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New ed.)

              By Penny, Nicholas; Agbabi, Patience; Armitage, Simon; Cope, Wendy; Duffy, Carol Ann

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              As part of a unique collaboration between the National Gallery and the Royal Opera House, fourteen leading poets were invited to respond to three great masterpieces by the Renaissance painter, Titian. This title features poems that are illustrated with full-colour details from Ti...tian's paintings.
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              ISBN 9781857095470
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2012
              Publisher National Gallery of Victoria
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series National Gallery London
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              Book of Matches
               

              Book of Matches (Paperback, Main)

              By Armitage, Simon; Roberts, Sue

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              Losing none of the exuberance which has become a hallmark of Simon Armitage's poetry, these poems are more personal. The book is divided into three sections - the Book of Matches which are sonnets, Becoming of Age and Reading the Bans , a series of poems about Armitage's marriage....
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              ISBN 9780571169825
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2005
              Publisher Faber and Faber
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              Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

              Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Paperback)

              Translated by Armitage, Simon

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              Simon Armitage's ?compulsively readable, energetic, free-flowing, high-spirited version? (Edward Hirsch, The New York Times) of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight?offers ?a brilliantly well-tuned modern score for one of the finest surviving examples of Middle English poetry? (Poetry... Review) that ?recreates the original's gnarled, hypnotic muscle, its tableaux and landscapes, and its weird, unsettling drama? (Mark Ford, the Financial Times). This edition, revised by Armitage with advice from scholars Alfred David and James Simpson, also offers a new introduction by the translator.
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              ISBN 9780393532494
              Released NZ 30 Dec 2020
              Publisher WW Norton & Co
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Norton library
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