Ridiculous Rhymes by John FosterRidiculous Rhymes by John Foster

Ridiculous Rhymes

EditorJohn Foster

Paperback | October 12, 2001

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RIDICULOUS RHYMES is the second of 4 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, teacher, and his book, WHAM BANG ORANGUTAN is hugely popular (OUP). He is highly-regarded both in the trade and in schools.The books use both new and existing material with humorous line illustrations thorughout. Well-known poets are included such as Spike Milligan, Michael Rosen, Pam Ayers, Jez Alborough and John Foster himself.Where do dinner ladies eatwhile you enjoy their cooking?They pop out to the burger barwhen non one else is looking. Jez Alborough
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.
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Title:Ridiculous RhymesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pagesPublished:October 12, 2001Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007112122

ISBN - 13:9780007112128

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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