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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


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


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


Planet Middle School – Nikki Grimes


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


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


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