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Slapstick

by Roger Mcgough

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Poetry

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Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 30 October 2008.

 

The poems of Roger McGough are always a joy to read and accompanied by fantastic illustrations this is a book you will want to open up again and again whether you are 7 or 70!

 

Slapstick Synopsis

If Philosophy is the Why?

And Science is the How?

Then Poetry is the Wow!

In this stunning, brand-new volume, you'll discover poems about poems, poems about life, poems about kangaroos and chameleons and caterpillars (though not in the same verse) and many more. This touching and thought-provoking collection will make you laugh, cry, or simply say 'Wow!'

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ISBN: 9780141325071
Publication date: 07/08/2008
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141325071
Publication date: 7th August 2008
Author: Roger Mcgough
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 112 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Poetry,
Categories: Poetry (Children's / Teenage),

About Roger Mcgough

Roger McGough was born in Liverpool and educated at St Mary's College and the University of Hull. He has been a writer for many years, and his numerous collections have established him as one of the most distinctive and powerful voices in contemporary poetry. Among his most popular titles are Summer with Monika, Blazing Fruit and Defying Gravity, all published by Penguin, and for children An Imaginary Menagerie, Pillow Talk and Bad, Bad Cats. He is an international ambassador for poetry and in 1997 was awarded an OBE, and in 2004 he was awarded a CBE. His most recent books include 'All ...

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