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Because a Fire Was in My Head

Michael Morpurgo

Because a Fire Was in My Head, edited by Michael Morpurgo, is a wonderful anthology of poems to set fire to the imagination, reissued with new artwork from Quentin Blake.

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571303113
Date Published
01.08.2013
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Summary

A wonderful anthology of poems to set fire to the imagination.

We only have to ‘remember, remember the 5th of November’ to see a dark night filled with fireworks and bonfires. In their many different ways – through their sounds, rhythms, stories, surprises and jokes – these poems will set the fireworks crackling in our own heads.

Michael Morpurgo has brought together poems by writers as diverse as Spike Milligan and Louis MacNeice, Stevie Smith and John Lennon, Jo Shapcott and Lewis Carroll. Once read, they won’t be forgotten – some even beg to be learned by heart. This is anthology will form the cornerstone to a lifetime’s enjoyment of poetry.

MichaelMorpurgo

Michael Morpurgo is the author of more than a hundred titles. His books have been translated into over twenty- five languages, and many have been made into films and plays. In 1976 he and his wife Clare set up the charity Farms for City Children, and in the last thirty years over sixty thousand children have come to stay and…

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