BeschreibungA collection of poems from Eastern Europe. It contains poems shepherded into English from Albania, Bielarussia, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia and the former Yugoslavia. It is aimed at children up to 12 or 13.
PortraitAndrew Fusek Peters is a poet, children's author and didjeridu player who has also been a presenter and writer for BBC 1's Wham Bam Strawberry Jam. His family ﬂed Prague during the Russian coup of 1948. This background has greatly inﬂuenced his books, which include The Barefoot Book of Strange and Spooky Stories, May the Angels Be With Us ('More than just a collection...unique' - Brian Patten), and The Weather's Getting Verse. He has done much work on Radio 4 and as a performer/writer in education. He is based in Shropshire.
Pressestimmen'Fresh, original, funny and thoughtful...the year's most innovative poetry publication' - Anne Harvey, Guardian'This book should be in everyone's poetry collection...wonderful poetry, fresh views and new experiences...places with people who have dreams and a sense of humour rather than just names we hear on the news. Buy it!' - Helen Taylor, Books For Keeps
Untertitel: Mad and Magical Children's Poetry of Eastern Europe. illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Bloodaxe Books Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: August 1997
Seitenanzahl: 96 Seiten