National Poetry Day is an annual celebration of poetry, an initiative set up over two decades ago by Forwards Arts Foundation, and one which seeks to engage people in reading, writing and listening to poetry. Since 1999, each year has been given a theme to inspire and this year’s is ‘Messages’, with everyone encouraged to say… Read More National Poetry Day 2016
What’s that saying? You wait for a themed week and then three come along at once….? We kicked-off the 2015 Chatterbooks week with a special event at Norwich’s Millennium Library on Tuesday at which author (and Chatterbooks champion) Guy Bass appeared and spoke to lots of keen children! Here he is below, in action and showing… Read More Getting Poetic on a Friday Afternoon…
It’s Friday and here we are again having maybe overlooked our mid-week reads…but worry not! As you can see here, we used to be quite good at reviewing books at the end of the week so for the purposes of this post we’ll be conjuring the ghost of entries-past… Yesterday was National Poetry Day and the… Read More Whoops, we forgot about Wednesday…!
It’s Poetry Day today, hooray! So get rapping and rhyming away. There’s ‘A Cat Called Elvis’ By a man called Moses And he’s coming to Norfolk in the spring, ting-a-ling, To poetize to us all about poetry So look out for our publicity! (A Cat Called Elvis by Brian Moses, Macmillan Children’s Books, £4.99, 9780230751972).