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Today: Judith Kerr

yesterday morning (monday 29th), 7.20-7.24am, on bbc radio 4
today includes …

“The children’s author, Judith Kerr, said on our programme on Saturday that the title character of her most famous book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, ‘is just a tiger’, and doesn’t symbolise anything else.

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14 Ways You Get Fucked Again and Again

beneath the moss and scars

and barbed-wire fence built after each successive intrusion

there is a pulsating quasar,

there is a small thing.

sometimes it is small. 76 more words

Poetry

Depression, Darkness, Sadness and Gloom

I know the title of this post isn’t cheery but thank you for sticking with it. I want to recommend Michael Rosen’s SAD BOOK to you. 287 more words

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Welcoming a New Children's Laureate

Today marks the beginning of Chris Riddell’s two year role as Children’s Laureate. Stepping into Malorie Blackman’s formidable shoes

Accepting her position as Children’s Laureate in 2013, Malorie commented, “I think younger children have been incredibly well served by the laureates we’ve had, but maybe teenagers haven’t had as much as a look-in, so I’m looking forward to redressing the balance”. 1,151 more words

Book News

Michael Rosen -- Untitled

One time the leader of a Trotskyist group
came over to our house.
He told my parents that they had betrayed
the working class.
My father did that thing where… 178 more words

Poetry

Fighting the Good Fight

Michael Rosen. Facebook. 3 June 2015. Link.

Those of us on the left, when faced with an ‘issue’ which we consider worth campaigning against, tend to go about it in ways that I support and co-operate with enthusiastically: counter-information, organisation, leaflets, posters, meetings, marches, vigils, press conferences etc etc.

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What to do on Den Day?

Save the Children’s Den Day is running from 29th May- 6th June and during this time, children (and some adults!) are being encouraged to use their imaginations and turn ANYTHING into a den, with sponsorship raising money for children around the globe. 112 more words

Fiction