With a fresh new look for a brand new generation of school children to take to its heart, every teacher, parent and child should have a copy. Nobody leave the room. Everyone listen to me. We had ten pairs of scissors At half-past two, And now there's only three. This title offers a collection of school poems.
<p>This witty collection of school poems by Allan Ahlberg, has a cover refresh for a whole new generation of school children to take to its heart. It is full of typical classroom events that will be recognized and enjoyed by everyone - from never-ending projects, reading tests, quarrels, making-up, excuses and 'Please, Sir, it isn't fair', <i>Please Mrs Butler </i>accurately portrays everyday primary school life. </p><p>Fritz Wegner's line drawings beautifully complement the hilarious and poignant verses.</p><br /><p><b>Praise for Please Mrs Butler:</b></p><p>'Hilarious and poignant school verses about primary school life. A real winner' - Guardian</p><p>'Clever, funny and nostalgic, the collection is a delight' - Sunday Times</p><p>PLEASE MRS BUTLER - The most important 20th-century children's poetry book' - Books for Keeps poll</p>