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Day The Numbers Spoke

Celebrate the wonders of science, identity and the natural world with this collection of more than 100 poems by the acclaimed poet John Agard, author of Half-Caste. Jam-packed with beautiful interior illustrations, this anthology is perfect for budding poets, keen performers and those constantly curious children!


This bumper collection comprises John Agard's previous works, together for the first time:

Einstein, The Girl Who Hated Maths- From the mysterious power of the decimal point to the oddity of odd numbers, fun and wonder are the essence of these remarkable poems.

Hello H2O - From water-vapour to robots and outer-space to water, this highly original collection explores everything exciting about science. Delighting in the wonder and oddities physics, biology and chemistry have to offer, these poems will bring out the scientist in you.

The Rainmaker Danced - From nature and science to identity, prepare to be transported on a journey through past and present. This collection explores the wonders of the world - inviting your child to ponder life's questions with lots of fun along the way!

John Agard is the winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, the Eleanor Farjeon Award, and most recently, the first poet to win The Booktrust Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021.

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Celebrate the wonders of science, identity and the natural world with this collection of more than 100 poems by the acclaimed poet John Agard, author of Half-Caste. Jam-packed with beautiful interior illustrations, this anthology is perfect for budding poets, keen performers and those constantly curious children!


This bumper collection comprises John Agard's previous works, together for the first time:

Einstein, The Girl Who Hated Maths- From the mysterious power of the decimal point to the oddity of odd numbers, fun and wonder are the essence of these remarkable poems.

Hello H2O - From water-vapour to robots and outer-space to water, this highly original collection explores everything exciting about science. Delighting in the wonder and oddities physics, biology and chemistry have to offer, these poems will bring out the scientist in you.

The Rainmaker Danced - From nature and science to identity, prepare to be transported on a journey through past and present. This collection explores the wonders of the world - inviting your child to ponder life's questions with lots of fun along the way!

John Agard is the winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, the Eleanor Farjeon Award, and most recently, the first poet to win The Booktrust Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021.

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Forlag
Hodder Children's Books
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
256
ISBN
9781444975468
Utgivelsesår
2024
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

John Agard was born in Guyana and emigrated to Britain in 1977. He has worked as an actor and a performer with a jazz group and spent several years with the Commonwealth Institute, travelling all over Britain giving talks, performances and workshops. He has visited literally thousands of schools. His poem 'Half-caste' is on the AQA English GCSE syllabus, and every year he tours the country performing with other top poets for GCSE students. He lives in Sussex and is married to Grace Nichols, herself a respected Caribbean poet.

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