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The Works 4: Poems about everything: Every Kind of Poem on Every Topic That You Will Ever Need for the Literacy Hour [Paperback]

Gaby Morgan , Pie Corbett
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1 July 2005

A the ark and other creatures, B boys' stuff, C celebrations and festivals, D dinosaurs, dragons and dodos, E elements, seasons and the natural world, F friends and families, G girls' stuff, H home life, I impossible, improbable and inexplicable, J journeys, K kissing and other subjects best avoided, L love, death, war and peace, M monsters, ghosts and scary things, N north, south, east and west, O ourselves and others, P places and people, Q queens, kings and historical stuff, R rescuing the world, S senses and feelings, T teachers and school, U unpleasant poems, V viewpoints, W wonder, X words and wordplay, Y young and old, Z zapping aliens and other space poems.

It will also contain teachers' notes and a glossary of terms including explanations of different poetic forms.



Product details

  • Paperback: 592 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books (1 July 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0330436449
  • ISBN-13: 978-0330436441
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 144,735 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Pie Corbett writes and edits poetry books for children and resource books for teachers. To date he has published over fifty books and several key schemes. He has run writing workshops, performed poetry and told stories from one end of the country to the other. He is a selector for the ‘Children’s Poetry Bookshelf’ and wrote the poetry objectives for the National Literacy Strategy. He was English Inspector in Gloucestershire.

Gaby Morgan is the Editorial Director of the Macmillan Children's Books poetry list. She has edited a number of best-selling anthologies including READ ME: A POEM FOR EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR and BONKERS FOR CONKERS.


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5.0 out of 5 stars The Works 4 14 April 2009
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This is another good book in the series of books Entitled 'The Works' It is full of a large selection of poetry and rhymes that can be used in the Literacy Hour in the Primary School. I would personally recommend it to any teacher of Key stages 1 and 2. I think children of the Primary school age would also enjoy owning this book either to read for themselves or to share with parents as an alternative to story books sometimes.The Works 4: Every Kind of Poem on Every Topic That You Will Ever Need for the Literacy Hour
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5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says on the tin 29 Jun 2013
By fabfay
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Great for teachers. A good range of poems from a good range of poets. Well worth the money paid for it.
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3.0 out of 5 stars My love 4 May 2013
By Daisy
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I was in love with these books (The Works) when I was in HK. One day I remembered and searched in Amzon while I'm still in UK these days. Sooo happy to have found this online and I ordered it without thinking twice. This seller is especially concerned with how customers think about the product and I got at least 3 emails asking me how I think about the book purchased!

However, this one was not good in quality e.g. scratches on the papers and flipped pages etc when I got the delivery :( So I tried to contact Oli (the seller) about the condition of the book in reply to his emails. I gathered that it might be something to do with the delivery process. Anyway, he offered me half refund of the original book price. Though the book can be in better quality, I am glad he replied me right away and I am happy with the after-sale service.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Works 4 20 Feb 2010
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The book was just as I expected and received in good condition and was received in a very short time
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