The Monsters' Guide to Choosing a Pet

The Monsters' Guide to Choosing a Pet

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ISBN-13: 9780141925936
Publisher: Penguin UK
Publication date: 09/01/2005
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 8 Years

About the Author

Roger McGough has been captivating children and adults alike with his unique blend of compassion and wit from more than three decades and with more than thirty books. He is an international ambassador for poetry and was awarded an CBE for his work in 2004. In 2001 he was honoured with the Freedom of the City of Liverpool. Brian Patten is also from Liverpool and one of Britain's most popular poets for children and adults alike. His poetry for adults has been translated into many languages. Brian is a popular performer of his work, and he has also written chiildren's plays as well as editing poetry collections.

Brian Patten was born in Liverpool. His poetry for adults has been translated into many languages, and his collections include Collected Love Poems, Armada, and, from Penguin,
Selected Poems. His verse for children includes Gargling with Jelly, Juggling with Gerbils, and Thawing Frozen Frogs. Brian Patten is a popular performer of his work, and he has also written children's plays as well as editing The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse and The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry.


Roger McGough was a member of the group Scaffold in the 1960s when he contributed poems to the Penguin title The Mersey Sound, which has since sold over a million copies and is now available as a Penguin Classic. He has published many books of poems for children and adults, and both his Collected Poems (2004) and Selected Poems (2006) are also available in Penguin. He presents Poetry Please on Radio 4 and is President of the Poetry Society. He was honoured with the Freedom of the City of Liverpool in 2001 and with a CBE in 2005 for services to literature.

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