Funky Chickens Benjamin Zephaniah

Puffin
Paperback 96 pages

ISBN:
9780140379457
Size:
198 x 129 x 6mm
Published:
31st July 1997
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Interest age: from c 9 years
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Overview

A second irreverent collection of poetry for children touching on anything from vegetables to the Queen and from sewage to the sun. There's plenty of humour as well as poems on racism, pollution and the murder of a cat.

Author

Benjamin Zephaniah was born in Birmingham and moved to London when he was 22. He has written acclaimed poetry collections for adults and for children. He has his own band and has made rap and dub ranting art forms by combining poetry with music. He spends much time visiting schools, youth clubs and prisons. Benjamin Zephaniah made headline news when he was short-listed for the Chair of Poetry at Oxford University. He lives in London.

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