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A Door Opens

Welcome to the Burrow, where I am as snug as a wombug, cosied up with my laptop, working on my Antarctic verse novel.

After much trepidation about the weather, (How many times can you repack a suitcase?) late Wednesday night I arrived in Adelaide for my May Gibbs Creative Time Fellowship. 114 more words

Writing

Long way down by Jason Reynolds. @JasonReynolds83 Powerful and haunting verse novel that will stay with me a very long time

Long way down

By Jason Reynolds

Illustrated by Chris Priestley

ISBN 9780571335114

Those who follow this blog probably know how much I love verse novels. I love everything about them, especailly the language and how it can pack a punch.  251 more words

Secondary

National Poetry Month

It’s the 18th and I just realized I never posted book recs for National Poetry Month :/ Oops…

I made a post last year, so I won’t add all of those to this post. 962 more words

Books

Planet Middle School – Nikki Grimes

Bloomsbury

ISBN: 9781619630123
ISBN-10: 1619630125

Format: Paperback
Imprint: Bloomsbury Childrens Books
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2018
Country of Publication: United States

RRP AU $14.99… 190 more words

Childrens Books

W is for Children's Poet Robert Paul Weston, #AtoZChallenge #ZtoA

Robert Paul Weston

Robert Paul Weston is the internationally award-winning author of several books for young readers, including the verse novels Zorgamazoo and Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff… 115 more words

#AtoZChallenge

Seeds of Hope

Even before I realised that today is World Poetry Day, I’d been working on a shape poem, my verse novel, a new poetry workshop activity… 155 more words

Writing

The Dragon

One of the reasons bullies have so much power is because their victims are often too scared to tell. It’s a struggle that Leroy faces in ‘Bully on the Bus’ – and it’s a huge and important step, for him to speak about it. 226 more words

Poetry