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Newspaper (News)

Foyle Young Poets of the Year 25-Aug-05

The poet Fiona Sampson reviews one of the entries to this competition for young poets in this month's Books for Keeps magazine.

Balloons

New Centre for Children's Books 17-Aug-05

Seven Stories, the new Centre for Children's Books will open on 19 August.

Reading Voyage

Poetry to take on a Reading Voyage 28-Jun-05

If you are taking a Reading Voyage this summer, here are some suggestions of books you could ask for at your library...

Poetry Cafe

Foyle Young Poets of the Year: Colette Sensier 16-May-05

Every year, The Poetry Society runs a poetry competition for young people.

CLPE

CLPE Poetry Prize 12-May-05

The shortlist for the only national prize for poetry for children has been announced!

CILIP

Poetry on Carnegie shortlist 07-May-05

One of the books shortlisted to win the Carnegie Prize is a verse novel by Sharon Creech.

Balloons

You be the judge! 28-Apr-05

Do you know what poetry you like best? The Belmont Poetry Prize wants you to judge their competition.

Newspaper (News)

Interview with Grace Nichols 27-Mar-05

The poet Grace Nichols is interviewed in this month's Books for Keeps magazine.

Respect Slam

Respect Poetry Slam 2005 13-Mar-05

The Mayor of London and the Poetry Society have announced their annual London wide Poetry Slam. If you are 12-18 years old, you could be impressing the likes of Ms Dynamite with your performance!

nhs

Hospital school launches children's poetry book 07-Feb-05

A book of poetry by pupils and students of the Evelina Hospital School will be officially launched during a special celebration event at the hospital today.

Works 3

New anthology, bulging with poems 13-Dec-04

The Library has just added a new anthology which features a poet for every week of the year.

Paul Cookson

The Very Best of Paul Cookson 15-Nov-04

We've just added a new book by Paul Cookson to the Children's collection.

Nursery Rhymes of London Town

Wilson wins award 07-Nov-04

Jacqueline Wilson has won the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon Award


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