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Heard it in the Playground

Heard it in the Playground
  • Author: Allan Ahlberg
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 9780141942476
  • Page: 112
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This illustrated collection of amusing poems and songs celebrating primary school life won the Signal Poetry Award in 1990.

This illustrated collection of amusing poems and songs celebrating primary school life won the Signal Poetry Award in 1990. Meet Billy McBone and the Mad Professor’s Daughter, be amazed by the Longest Kiss Contest, shed a tear for the Boy Without a Name and – if you’re a stressed teacher – sing the Mrs Butler Blues.


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Heard it in the Playground
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Allan Ahlberg's five poetry books, written over a period of twenty-five years – Please Mrs Butler, Heard it in the Playground, Friendly Matches, The Mighty Slide and The Mysteries of Zigomar – have delighted generations of children and received many accolades and prizes. Allan has sifted through them and chosen