Dead Funny by John FosterDead Funny by John Foster

Dead Funny

Selected ByJohn Foster

Paperback | February 18, 2002

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DEAD FUNNY is one of four sparkling new collections of nonsense poems which mark the return of Collins Children's Books to poetry publishing. John Foster is a well-known poet and teacher. His book, Wham Bang Orangutan is hugely popular (published OUP).New and existing material has been brought together to provide this morbidly humorous collection. Well-known poets include Roger McGough, Paul Cookson, Eric Finney and John Foster himself.Susan avoided the cracks with careAnd always trod upon the square;An unwise move, she was to discover -She stepped on a manhole without a cover.Carol Carman
John Foster is a well-known author/poet/teacher/anthologist who promotes his books around the country and also in Australia and New Zealand. He is a delightful, intelligent man with a good reputation in poetry circles and in schools and libraries, as well as in the trade.
Title:Dead FunnyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pagesPublished:February 18, 2002Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007112130

ISBN - 13:9780007112135

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 9


Editorial Reviews

Completely Crazy PoemsNo one can fail to dip into this book and come away without a cheeky smirk on their face. One to chase away the winter blues.Funday TimesRidiculous RhymesFantastic stuff to introduce youngsters to poetry before they go all silly and wander like clouds.Dorset EchoA Century of Children's PoemsIt is a compelling mix of all genres and treatments, and readers are sure to be enriched whether they dip in and out of the book or progress through it in a structured way. Enticing and rewarding, this collection gives a real insight into the superb variety of poems on the 20th century. Bookseller