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Poetry Friday: My Village - Rhymes from Around the World

My Village: Rhymes from Around the World

As any children’s librarian or early literacy specialist will tell you, nursery rhymes can play an incredibly powerful role in the development of early literacy skills in young children: 539 more words

Time for a Poem

Jelly Boots Smelly Boots
Michael Rosen and David Tazzyman
Bloomsbury Children’s Books
I’m not sure who has more fun when it comes to Michael Rosen and poetry – the author or the children who read or listen to, his offerings. 408 more words

Bloomsbury Children's Books

Thinking about Children's Poetry

Ahead of Winchester Poetry Festival which runs from Friday 7 October to Sunday 9 October, and because I’m teaching some poetry workshops for children at Trowbridge Town Hall on National Poetry Day (October 6), I’ve been re-reading a 2015 issue of… 703 more words


Appignanesi, Rosen, Currie

three evenings this week (monday 26th, tuesday 27th, thursday 29th), 10.45-11.00pm, on bbc radio 3
lisa appignanesi, michael rosen and edwina currie (1st 2nd and 4th of 5 episodes of the birthday treat, in the the essay series) 194 more words

Lost for words: 14 expressions that have vanished

A lovely insight into just some of the words which are now considered obsolete in English.  Have a look here:


Lovely resource for A Level Language students


Poem of the Week 02

Where Broccoli Comes From

 Michael Rosen

Not many people know

that broccoli grows in the armpits

of very big green men

who live in the forest… 72 more words

Michael Rosen

Top Ten Books I Hope To Read With My Class

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list is a back to school topic. I decided to write about 10 books that I hope to explore with my class this coming academic year. 353 more words

Top Ten Tuesday