Teasing Tongue-twisters by John FosterTeasing Tongue-twisters by John Foster

Teasing Tongue-twisters

EditorJohn Foster

Paperback | February 18, 2002

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TEASING TONGUE TWISTERS 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, Dick King-Smith, Michael Rosen and John Foster himself.Di dry skis on a dry ski slopeDry slope skiing on a dry ski slopeSlalom skiing on a dry ski slopeDry Di dry skis dry ski slopesPaul Cookson

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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:Teasing Tongue-twistersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pagesPublished:February 18, 2002Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007112149

ISBN - 13:9780007112142

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Keep this book well away from any grandparents with false teeth - attempting these tongue-twisters could send their pearlie-whites flying. Mouth-numbingly difficult and rib-ticklingly funny, Teasing Tongue-twisters is a brilliant little collection.Funday TimesCompletely 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 EchoFresh and hilariously challenging. Irish TimesA 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