Happy National Poetry Day!

This year, whilst researching ideas to celebrate National Poetry Day with my class, I came across Tony Walsh’s poem Take This Pen. I love how the energy and passion of the poem builds to a beautiful, lyrical crescendo. It's an incredibly moving poem, beautifully illustrated by Chris Riddell, which reminds us that everyone has something... Continue Reading →

Overheard in a Tower Block

Poems by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Kate Milner Published by Otter-Barry Books, £6.99 Recommended Key Stage: 2 Year Group: 5/6 When I first read Overheard in a Tower Block by Joseph Coelho, I absolutely fell in love with it. I have since read it over and over again and feel it is full of poems that... Continue Reading →

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