Excuses, Excuses

Paperback | August 2, 2009

byJohn Foster

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Excuses, Excuses is a perennial favourite and best-selling collection of poems about school, compiled by top anthologiser John Foster.Most the poems here are humorous, but some are more serious and will make you think. Many of them have been written specially for this collection and, together with other poems by such well-known children's poets as Michael Rosen, Kit Wright, and Spike Milligan, go to make up a lively and engaginganthology.This popular book is being reissued with a fresh, modern new look.

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Excuses, Excuses is a perennial favourite and best-selling collection of poems about school, compiled by top anthologiser John Foster.Most the poems here are humorous, but some are more serious and will make you think. Many of them have been written specially for this collection and, together with other poems by such well-known childr...

John Foster is one the nation's best-loved and most highly-regarded children's poets. He was born in Carlisle, then educated at Denstone College in Staffordshire and Brasenose College in Oxford. For over twenty years John taught English at various Oxfordshire comprehensive schools, as well as writing poetry for children. John's poetr...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.07 inPublished:August 2, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192755803

ISBN - 13:9780192755803

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