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Is this a poem? : what makes a poem, and how you can write one / Roger Stevens ; illustrated by Spike Gerrel.

By: Stevens, Roger, 1948- [author.].
Contributor(s): Gerrell, Spike [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 106 pages : illustrations ; 20cm.ISBN: 9781472920010 ; 1472920015 .Subject(s): Poetry -- Children's nonfiction | Children's poetry
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Part 1: When Is A Poem Not A Poem?; Playing With Letters and Words; Concrete Poems; Acrostics and Their Friends; Ox-writing; Words Within Words; Anagram Poems; Not Just Words; Sorting the Syllables, Letters and Lines; One-word Poems; Haiku; Senryu; Tanka; Cinquains; Univocalic; Pick a Letter; Kennings; Alphabet Poems; Prose Poetry Can These Really Be Poems?; Chants; Doggerel and Cliché; Nursery Rhymes; Riddles; Having a Laugh; Adverts; Poems About Poems; Cut-ups and Collage; New Poems From Old; Nonsense Verse; And Finally&#x;; Structured Non-rhyming Verse
Free VersePart 2: How Write Brilliant Poetry; Write It Down; Be Imaginative; Start Here; Cinquains; Mesostic Poems; Advert Poems; Making a Cut-up Poem; Top Eleven Tips for Writing Verse; Acknowledgements
Summary: Do you like poems? Are you sure you know what one is?! Join popular poet Roger Stevens for a trip through the different types of poetry: from advertising jingles to football chants, and from free verse to rap. Then, why not have a go at writing a poem of your own?
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Junior Non Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus
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Children's Non Fiction 821 LANGUAGE (Browse shelf) Available I2162578
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Cover; Contents; Introduction; Part 1: When Is A Poem Not A Poem?; Playing With Letters and Words; Concrete Poems; Acrostics and Their Friends; Ox-writing; Words Within Words; Anagram Poems; Not Just Words; Sorting the Syllables, Letters and Lines; One-word Poems; Haiku; Senryu; Tanka; Cinquains; Univocalic; Pick a Letter; Kennings; Alphabet Poems; Prose Poetry Can These Really Be Poems?; Chants; Doggerel and Cliché; Nursery Rhymes; Riddles; Having a Laugh; Adverts; Poems About Poems; Cut-ups and Collage; New Poems From Old; Nonsense Verse; And Finally&#x;; Structured Non-rhyming Verse

Free VersePart 2: How Write Brilliant Poetry; Write It Down; Be Imaginative; Start Here; Cinquains; Mesostic Poems; Advert Poems; Making a Cut-up Poem; Top Eleven Tips for Writing Verse; Acknowledgements

Do you like poems? Are you sure you know what one is?! Join popular poet Roger Stevens for a trip through the different types of poetry: from advertising jingles to football chants, and from free verse to rap. Then, why not have a go at writing a poem of your own?

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