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A Caribbean Dozen Paperback – 2 Sep 1996

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  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd; New edition edition (2 Sept. 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 074455201X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0744552010
  • Product Dimensions: 26 x 0.8 x 21.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 561,349 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"* "Vivid, buzzing with energy, great rhymes and inventive illustrations, A Caribbean Dozen is a cornerstone anthology." The Guardian * "A sumptuous volume. Here are poems and illustrations full of sensuous delight... Steeped in sunlight, the book has great vigour, visual alertness and a powerful sense of rhythm... a magical collection." The Daily Telegraph" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

John Agard and Grace Nichols were brought up in Guyana, moving to Britain in 1977. Both are well-known writers and performers of poetry. Other poetry collections include Under the Moon and Over the Sea (9781406309591) and From Mouth to Mouth (9780744583830). They live in Sussex. Cathie Felstead is an illustrator whose titles include South and North, East and West (9781406309188). She visited the Caribbean to inspire her colourful illustrations in this collection: she lives in Hertfordshire. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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By Eleanor on 1 Oct. 2013
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Does anyone in your family like doing accents when they read aloud? We've enjoyed it anyway, and my daughter (8) had it on her reading list.
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