A collection of poetry ideal for children with Dyslexia, in aid of Dyslexia Action
Roger Stevens most recent books for children are The Comic Cafe (Frances Lincoln)- a novel for 9 plus year olds; What Rhymes With Sneeze (A&C Black)- poems all about rhyming - with some handy hints for writing rhyming poems at the back and Olympic Poems - 100% unofficial (Macmillan) (with Brian Moses). Other books include his solo collection for children - Beware! Low Flying Rabbits (Macmillan); The Jumble Book (Macmillan), an anthology compiled for Dyslexia Action; A Million Brilliant Poems (part one), an anthology for A&C Black and Does Your Face Fit, an anthology for the charity nasen (also A&C Black).
The Journal of Danny Chaucer, a verse novel for teenagers, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4. A Kindle edition will soon be available.
Roger's poetry books for adults include
Jazz in the Quiet Carriage
The Next Station is Barking
Searching for Blue Sea Glass
(all available on Kindle)
Why Don't We Do It in the Road (a novel for adults)
is also available on Kindle.
Roger composed the music for Floella Benjamin's Hey Diddle Diddle, for younger listeners, on Radio 7. He is currently working with The Poetry Society and Roehampton University on a pilot for introducing more poetry into the PGCE curriculum.
Roger also runs the Poetry Zone, a website for children and teachers www.poetryzone.co.uk