Here are the football results: League Division Fun Manchester United won, Manchester City lost. Crystal Palace 2, Buckingham Palace 1 Millwall Leeds nowhere Wolves 8. A cheese roll and had a cup of tea 2 Newcastle’s Heaven Sunderland’s a very nice place 2 Ipswhich one? You tell me.
Football, first love, teachers and tongue-twisters. This is a fantastic poetry collection by two of the funniest, most famous poets writing today.
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
Michael Rosen is the best-selling and popular author of A Great Big Cuddle: Poems for the Very Young, Michael Rosen’s Sad Book, Tiny Little Fly, Bananas in My Ears, and many other books and poetry collections for children. A former British Children’s Laureate, Michael Rosen lives in London.
KORKY PAUL was born Zimbabwe. He studied Fine Arts at Durban Art School and Film Animation at CalArts, California. He began his career in advertising before becoming an award-winning illustrator of children’s books.
He has illustrated the “Winnie The Witch” series for Oxford University Press, which won the Children’s Book Award. Now published in over 30 languages and sales of 6 million world wide. Soon to be a TV series called Winnie and Wilbur on Channel 5 ‘Milkshake’.
Winner too, of Supporter of the Year for Summertown Stars Football Club.
Korky has illustrated several other successful books for Frances Lincoln, Oxford, Penguin, Random House including anthologies of poems edited by John Foster and Michael Rosen.
Known only to himself as the ‘World’s Greatest Portrait Artist – and Dinosaur Drawer’, Korky visits schools and festivals promoting his passion for drawing. He is a patron of The Art Room, Pegasus Theatre, ARCh, Reading Quest and The Stratford Literary Festival.
He now works in Oxford, but every summer he lives it up in Greece with his family.