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Poems About Space By Brian Moses

Poems About Space by Brian Moses

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Flying past the Moon, watching a shooting star and being laughed at by a bug-eyed monster on Venus, this work is an irreverent and humorous look at the topic of space through poetry which includes a range of poems that are old and new, familiar and fantastical, poems containing predictable language and also ones with more challenging vocabulary.

Poems About Space Summary

Poems About Space by Brian Moses

Fly past the Moon, watch a shooting star and be laughed at by a bug-eyed monster on Venus! This is an irreverent and humorous look at the topic of space through poetry which includes a range of poems that are old and new, familiar and fantastical, poems containing patterned and predictable language and ones with more challenging vocabulary.

About Brian Moses

Brian Moses lives in the village of Etchingham with his wife Anne, a loopy labrador called Honey and a collection of bad-tempered chickens. He first worked as a teacher but has now been a professional children's poet since 1988. To date he has over 200 books published including volumes of his own poetry such as Holding the Hands of Angels (Salt) and Behind the Staffroom Door (Macmillan), anthologies such as The Secret Lives of Teachers and Aliens Stole My Underpants (both Macmillan), picture books such as Beetle in the Bathroom and Trouble at the Dinosaur Cafe (both Puffin) and non-fiction titles such as Titanic: Lost & Saved (Wayland). Over 1 million copies of Brian's poetry books have now been sold by Macmillan and in 2005 he was nominated for both the CLPE Award and the Spoken Word Award. Brian also visits schools to run writing workshops and perform his own poetry and percussion shows. To date he has visited well over 2500 schools and libraries throughout the UK. He has made several appearances at the Edinburgh Festival, been writer in residence at Castle Cornet on Guernsey, on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Light Railway and at RAF schools in Cyprus. Recently he has visited several International schools in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy, Spain, France and Ireland. He has performed his poetry at Borders on Second Avenue, New York and in September 2006 he was invited to Iceland to take part in 'Kids in the Marsh' - a festival of children's poetry and song. At the request of Prince Charles he spoke at the Prince's Summer School for Teachers in 2007 at Cambridge University. He is one of ten children's poets invited by then Poet Laureate Andrew Motion to feature on the National Poetry Archive. Favourite book: 'Turtle Diary' by Russell Hoban. Favourite Movie: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Favourite Music: Bob Dylan Kelly Waldeck is an imaginative and exciting artist who has given a fresh look to familiar subjects. She grew up in Warnborough, the youngest of four children, and now lives in North London. She illustrated 'The Worst Class In School', 'I wish I could dine with a porcupine', and all the 'Poems about' series by Wayland.

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GOR001153647
9780750224369
0750224363
Poems About Space by Brian Moses
Used - Good
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
1999-04-30
32
N/A
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