In Babylon, the people feel the need to bring food for the mythical beast that lived in the temple. The wise Daniel says that the beast is just a statue and doesn’t need offerings. But this only serves to infuriate the priests, who give him one night to prove the truth of his claims.
Roger McGough is a highly-acclaimed and much-loved poet and writer, and has been awarded an OBE for his contribution to poetry. His many titles include Bad Bad Cats, winner of the 1998 Signal Poetry Award and The Ring of Words, which was shortlisted for the BBC Blue Peter Book Award 2001. To visit Roger McGough’s website clickhere