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A Whale of a Time: A Funny Poem for Every Day of the Year

Children's, Picture Books
Hardback Published on: 14/09/2023
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A Whale of a Time
A must have for any home
This book really is something special to behold. A poem for every day of the year, we have funny poems, nature poems, nonsense poems, sensitive poems. Y... READ MORE
Lizzie Ryan
A Whale of a Time
Such a lovely collection of poems!
'A Whale of a Time' is a huge collection of fun poems - one for every day of the year! The book itself is amazing quality and looks great out on the coffee... READ MORE
Alice Howarth
A Whale of a Time
Such a lovely poetry book.
There are 366 funny peoms in this wonderful volume. There are some classics that I recognise from my own childhood (Spike Milligan is well represented)... READ MORE
Eilish at Rustington
A Whale of a Time
A Whale of a Time
Such a wonderful book for all ages. Gloriously colourful pages illustrate a poem for each day of the year. A great introduction to rhymes and a book to ke... READ MORE
libby shaw

Synopsis

A brilliantly illustrated collection of 366 hilarious poems to keep you laughing all year round! From rib-ticklingly funny to wryly witty, each poem in this uplifting collection is guaranteed to put a smile on your face and is perfect for reading aloud to share even more side-splitting hilarity with family and friends. Whether it's a poem about socks or spaniels, eggs or elephants, this bright and brilliant collection will bring you cheer and laughter every day. The spectacular range of poems for children includes work by John Agard, Maya Angelou, Hilaire Belloc, Brian Bilston, Lucille Clifton, Wendy Cope, Roald Dahl, Edward Lear, Spike Milligan, Ogden Nash, Grace Nichols, Jack Prelutsky, Michael Rosen, Christina Rossetti, Benjamin Zephaniah and many more. A wonderful gift for all ages, this beautifully produced anthology includes luxurious cloth binding and ribbon marker.

  • Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781839942013
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 2192g
  • Dimensions: 275 x 247 mm

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A Whale of a Time
Absolutely beautiful!
What an absolutely beautiful book! This is a must for anyone with young children, or grandmas like me who love reading to their grandchildren when they co... READ MORE
Carole Kendal
A Whale of a Time
Perfect for young poetry fans
Poetry is one of those things that I think you are either a huge fan of and actively seek out, or you are aware of it and yet it never really seems to find... READ MORE
Jacqui  Sydney
A Whale of a Time
Very Enjoyable
It's a good thing 2024 is a leap year so all 366 poems in this anthology will get an accurate airing. I love a book where you read a designated poem or exc... READ MORE
Tracy12
A Whale of a Time
A great collection of poetry
A great selection of poetry which I would read to the class as part of our daily poetry session. This collection would also make a great English unit. It a... READ MORE
Rosemary Burke
A Whale of a Time
Everything you'd want and more!
Brilliant! An amazing collection of poems, from a vast range of poets. The poems seem to be grouped by topic and are beautifully illustrated. Children (and... READ MORE
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A Whale of a Time
Fun for all the family
Guaranteed fun and giggles as you read through this wonderful anthology of poems from a wide range of poets. There are 366 belly-busting, laughter filled p... READ MORE
KARLA MCCLATCHEY
A Whale of a Time
A really fun read.
I only had the sample edition to read, but having just read a snippet of this collection of poems I know that other readers are going to be in for a real t... READ MORE
Sarah Pearce
A Whale of a Time
Superb book
I bought this wonderful book for my twin granddaughters, age 6. We flicked through it first to see what it was like until something caught their interest.... READ MORE
Ann Comac
A Whale of a Time
An amazing collection of poetry
A great selection of poetry which I would read to the class as part of our daily poetry session. This collection would also make a great English unit. It a... READ MORE
Rosemary Burke
A Whale of a Time
Guaranteed fun for all the family
Guaranteed fun and giggles as you read through this wonderful anthology of poems from a wide range of poets. There are 366 belly-busting, laughter filled p... READ MORE
Karla McClatchey
A Whale of a Time
A really fun read
I only had the sample edition to read, but having just read a snippet of this collection of poems I know that other readers are going to be in for a real t... READ MORE
Sarah Pearce
A Whale of a Time
Really lovely book
A great book to read and share with children either as an early introduction to poetry or to nurture their interest. Lots of opportunity to read out lo... READ MORE
Linda Silverman