Please Mrs Butler

Please Mrs Butler: The timeless school poetry collection

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Paperback Published on: 30/08/1984
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"Please Mrs Butler, this boy Derek Drew
Keeps copying my work, Miss. What shall I do?"

Discover this hilarious collection of poetry by award-winning Allan Ahlberg, perfect for primary school children.

Packed with playful poems about reading tests, never-ending school projects and playground quarrels, this collection has delighted generations of children and adults alike. Voted the most important children's poetry book of the 20th century in a Books for Keeps poll, Please Mrs Butler belongs in every child's bedroom.

'Hilarious and poignant school verses about primary school life. A real winner' - The Guardian

'Clever, funny and nostalgic, the collection is a delight' - Sunday Times

Discover more school stories from Alan Ahlberg:
Starting School
Heard It In The Playground

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
  • ISBN: 9780140314946
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Weight: 74g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 5 mm

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Please Mrs Butler
Please Mrs. Butler
I first read this while at primary school and when I saw it on sale, I had to have it. I've re-read it and it's still funny. I can appreciate the situation... READ MORE
Please Mrs Butler
A 1001 Children's Book You Must Read.
Please Mrs Butler is a fabulous collection of funny little poems centering on the school experience. They cover all the relevant issues including doing pro... READ MORE