My favourite children’s poetry books on PoetryRoudabout.com

It’s like the radio show Desert Island Discs but instead of discs, think poetry, and instead of radio, think online. Liz Brownlee’s PoetryRoundabout webzine features a series of children’s poets asked to give a selection of their favourite children’s poetry books. I’m 12th in the series. Every poet is allowed 5-8 choices, one of which can be …

Interview on Roger Stevens’ The Poetry Zone

Since 1998, The Poetry Zone webzine – created by renowned children’s poet Roger Stevens – has published around 30,000 poems by children and teenagers, poets and other adults, and is widely used by teachers as a fun way of teaching poetry in schools. In ‘Poets Talk’ the site features interviews with “some of our (and hopefully your) favourite poets”. …